The Children’s Hour (12A)
USA/1961/106mis/12a Dir: William Wyler With: Audrey Hepburn, Shirley MacLaine, James Garner, Miriam Hopkins
Karen and Martha teach in an exclusive girl’s school and live a contented life, until the petulant young Mary makes an allegation about the women that the adults are quick to accept. When the lie takes hold order in the school begins to collapse and Martha is forced to confront feelings for Karen that she had previously buried. Based on the 1934 play by Lillian Hellman and released in the same year as Victim.