The Children's Hour(1961)
One simple lie destroyed everything they had.
Writers: Lillian Hellman (play), John Michael Hayes (screenplay), Lillian Hellman (adaptation)
A troublemaking student at a girls' school accuses two teachers of being lesbians.
Plot: A private school for young girls is scandalized when one spiteful student, Mary Tilford, accuses the two young women who run the school of having a lesbian relationship.
Awards: Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations.
Did you know: Cathleen Nesbitt was originally announced to play the grandmother role that went to Fay Bainter.
Studios: The Mirisch Corporation