The Children's Hour (1961)

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
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Release: 1961-12-19
Directed by: William Wyler
Countries: USA
Language: English
Genres: Drama
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
IMDB Rating: 7.8/10
Runtime: 107
Cast
Audrey Hepburn
as Karen Wright
Shirley MacLaine
as Martha Dobie
James Garner
as Dr. Joe Cardin
Miriam Hopkins
as Mrs. Lily Mortar
Fay Bainter
as Mrs. Amelia Tilford
Veronica Cartwright
as Rosalie Wells
Karen Balkin
as Mary Tilford
Sally Brophy
as la mère de Rosalie
Mimi Gibson
as Evelyn
Jered Barclay
as le livreur
William Mims
as Mr. Burton
Hope Summers
as Agatha (Tilford's maid)
Leoda Richards
as Guest at School Music Recital
Crew
Director - William Wyler
Theatre Play - Lillian Hellman
Screenplay - John Michael Hayes
Director of Photography - Franz Planer
Original Music Composer - Alex North
Editor - Robert Swink
Rotten Tomatoes® Ratings and Review
TOMATOMETER:
86%
Average rating: 7/10
Reviews counted: 7
Fresh: 6 | Rotten: 1
AUDIENCE:
84% liked it
Average rating: 3.9/5
Reviews counted: 7,067

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