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The Children's Hour

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Remake of:
These Three
Related to:
The Hunt
Original title
The Children's Hour
Running time
107 min.
United States United States
Lillian Hellman (Play: Lillian Hellman)
Alex North
Franz Planer (B&W)
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United Artists
Drama | Psychological Drama. Remake. Gay & Lesbian
Synopsis / Plot
Karen (Hepburn) and Martha (MacLaine) are the headmistresses of an exclusive school for girls. When they discipline a malicious little girl, the vindictive child twists an overheard comment into slander and accuses her teachers of questionable behavior. Soon the scandalous gossip engulfs the school's community, with repercussions that are swift, crushing...and tragic.
1961: 5 Academy Awards nominations, including Supporting Actress (Fay Bainter) and Art Direction B&W
1961: Golden Globes: 3 Nominations, including Best Director
1961: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
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