Indeed, I suspect Crawford may have been slightly more of a sympathetic if deeply flawed figure in real life, but Mommie Dearest is Grand Guignol, Shakespearean camp, and 'Mommie' is clearly the villain.
She received an Oscar nomination for the role.
Yeah, it's over-the-top bad, but brilliantly awful has sustained the wreckage for decades.
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