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ICONIC presents 'What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?'

illustration of the two key characters from the film
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1 Sep 2021 7pm

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The Middle Floor

23 Wharf Street, Leeds, LS2 7EQ

ICONIC presents an evening of drama, eyebrows and campy performances in...

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)

Starring Bette Davis and Joan Crawford

Join us on the Middle Floor of Wharf Chambers on Wednesday 1 September 2021 to watch a seminal horror/thriller that features two LEGENDARY actresses at the top of their game.

"The ultimate camp-Gothic bitchfight. Vastly entertaining." Daily Telegraph (UK)

"A lurid melodrama of hate, revenge and murder, a high-class horror film, in the Hitchcock vein, with virtuoso performances from Bette Davis and Joan Crawford, and moments both searing and poignant." Hollywood Reporter

"The on-screen fireworks were reportedly fuelled by off-screen hatred, but the chemistry between the stars is unquestionably hair-raising and upped the Gothic stakes to camp shock levels." Radio Times

Doors at 7pm; Film starts at 7.10pm; Event finishes 9.45pm

There will be drinks available downstairs at the Wharf Chambers Bar. The screening will have a half-time interval. Unfortunately the venue is not wheelchair accessible.

Please book tickets in advance. We are offering a sliding scale ticket offer, as we do not want finances to be a barrier to attendance. If you can afford to pay more for your ticket, please do to support the venue and future screenings.

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? | 1962 | Director: Robert Aldrich | 2h15m | USA | Rated 12

In collaboration with Scalarama Festival September 2021
Content Warnings (and spoilers):

Excess of Alcohol
Emotional and Physical Abuse

Image Info: Matty Kingston 2021

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During this period of social distancing and lockdown due to Coronavirus we advise that you check directly with the organiser of this event that it is going ahead as publicised.

Pay As You Feel

PAYF: You may pay either £2 £4 £6 or £8

Please choose an amount that is suitable for you. If you can pay more, please do as it will support the venue and future ICONIC screenings.

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Unfortunately this venue isn't wheelchair accessible, if you do have any further questions about accessibility please don't hesitate to get in touch. You can find further accessibility information of the Bar area downstairs here:

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