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The Children's Hour

1961 Rated NR 1hr 48m

In this daring drama, Karen and Martha 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 being lesbians. Soon the scandalous gossip engulfs the school's community, with repercussions that are swift, crushing and tragic.

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Movie Details

Awards
1962 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture nominee
  • Best Director (Motion Picture) nominee
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
1962 Academy Award®
  • Best Supporting Actress nominee: Fay Bainter
  • Best Costume Design Black and White nominee
  • Best Cinematography Black and White nominee
  • Best Sound nominee
  • Best Art Direction Black and White nominee
Ratings
NR
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.

DVD details

Blu-ray details

Screen formats

Widescreen 1.66:1

Subtitles

English

Closed captioned

No

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; trailer.

Screen formats

Widescreen 1.66:1

Subtitles

English

Closed captioned

No

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access.