By Bette Davis, Lillian Gish, Vincent Price, Ann Sothern, Harry Carey Jr., Mary Steenburgen
In one of their last films, Bette Davis and Lillian Gish star as elderly sisters spending a summer at their seaside home in Maine. They remember their youth and lament the changes that have taken place in their lives. Ann Sothern also stars as the sisters’ lifelong friend. Vincent Price plays a Russian fisherman who is Lillian Gish’s romantic interest.
When you are growing up, there are two institutional places that affect you most powerfully -- the church, which belongs to God, and the public library, which belongs to you. The public library is a great equalizer.