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The Children's Hour (19-Dec-1961)

Director: William Wyler

Writers: John Michael Hayes; Lillian Hellman

From a play by: Lillian Hellman

Music Composed and Conducted by: Alex North

Producer: William Wyler

Keywords: Drama, Lesbian, Suicide

A malicious brat of a girl spreads a false accusation of lesbianism between two teachers at a small town girls' school, with disastrous cascading results. Received Oscar nominations for Best Supporting Actress, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Set Decoration, and Best Sound. Lillian Hellman's play was earlier used as the basis for These Three (1936).

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Fay Bainter
7-Dec-1891 16-Apr-1968 Jezebel
Veronica Cartwright
20-Apr-1950   Alien
James Garner
7-Apr-1928 19-Jul-2014 Jim Rockford on Rockford Files
Audrey Hepburn
4-May-1929 20-Jan-1993 My Fair Lady
Miriam Hopkins
18-Oct-1902 9-Oct-1972 The Story of Temple Drake
Shirley MacLaine
24-Apr-1934   Terms of Endearment
Hope Summers
7-Jun-1896 22-Jun-1979 Clara Edwards on The Andy Griffith Show


Audrey Hepburn   ...   Karen Wright
Shirley MacLaine   ...   Martha Dobie
James Garner   ...   Dr. Joe Cardin
Miriam Hopkins   ...   Mrs. Lily Mortar
Fay Bainter   ...   Amelia Tilford
And Introducing
Karen Balkin   ...   Mary Tilford
Veronica Cartwright   ...   Rosalie Wells
Mimi Gibson   ...   Evelyn
Debbie Moldow   ...   Supporting Cast
Diane Mountford   ...   Supporting Cast
William Mims   ...   Mr. Burton
Sallie Brophy   ...   Mrs. Wells
Hope Summers   ...   Agatha


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