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The Children's Hour (The Infamous)

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Starring (View all)
Audrey Hepburn Audrey Hepburn
Karen Wright
Shirley MacLaine Shirley MacLaine
Martha Dobie
James Garner James Garner
Dr. Joe Cardin
Miriam Hopkins Miriam Hopkins
Mrs. Lily Mortar
Fay Bainter Fay Bainter
Mrs. Amelia Tilford
Karen Balkin Karen Balkin
Mary Tilford
Veronica Cartwright Veronica Cartwright
Rosalie Wells
Mimi Gibson Mimi Gibson
Evelyn


Written by
John Michael Hayes John Michael Hayes
(screenplay)


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A good movie

11 years, 6 months ago at May 11 14:16
I wasn't really sure what to expect from this flick but since there was a decent cast, I was quite eager to check it out. Eventually, it is rather difficult to fairly judge this flick after so many years. Obviously, I am pretty sure that many people would be shocked when watching this movie as the whole thing was pretty intolerant towards gay people. Even Shirley MacLaine herself, 30 years later, ... read more

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3 years, 4 months ago at Jul 21 15:49
Great in most part of it, just object the last part, in wich teatrical origin is a bit heavy. But, acting and directing is excellent as almost always with Wyler...
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A troublemaking student at a girls' school accuses two teachers of being lesbians.
Release date: 19 December 1961
UPC: 027616881472
Tags: Drama (8), 1960s (5), Suicide (4), Lesbian (4), Gossip (4), School (3), Glbt (3), 1961 (3), Boarding School (3), Based On Play (3), Private School (3), Rumor (3), Gay (2), Teacher (2), Unrequited Love (2), Homophobia (2), Accusation (2), Lies (2)
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