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The Children’s Hour

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THE CHILDREN’S HOUR

RELEASE YEAR 1961
DIRECTOR William Wyler
WRITERS Lillian Hellman (play), John Michael Hayes (screenplay)
STARRING Audrey Hepburn, Shirley MacLaine, James Garner
RUN TIME 1hr 48mins
OVERVIEW Lillian Hellman’s tragic play comes to life for the silver screen and showcases one of the most heartbreaking performaces put to film by Shirley MacLaine. A child’s lie (or is it?) destroys the lives of two respectable young women in this breathtaking tear jerker.
CINEMANIACS SPECIAL FEATURES Featuring a lecture by Lee Gambin on lesbian representation in cinema of the 20s-60s.

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