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The children's hour [videorecording] / United Artists ; The Mirisch Company presents a William Wyler production ; screenplay by John Michael Hayes ; adaptation by Lillian Hellman ; produced and directed by William Wyler.

Publication:
Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, [2002]
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (108 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
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Subjects:
Hellman, Lillian, 1905-1984 -- Film adaptations.
Teacher-student relationships -- Drama.
Boarding schools -- Drama.
Teachers -- Drama.
Revenge -- Drama.
Lesbians -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Film adaptations.
Language:
Spoken English or French; subtitles available in English, French, or Spanish.
Closed-captioned.
System Details:
DVD, widescreen presentation.
Summary:
When a vindictive little girl is disciplined in an exclusive girl's school, the child twists an overheard comment into slander. She accuses her teachers of lesbianism and her gullible grandmother spreads the gossip. Outraged, Karen and Martha fight back in court, but a child's lie is hard to disprove.
Participant:
Audrey Hepburn, Shirley MacLaine, James Garner.
Credits:
Director of photography, Franz F. Planer ; film editor, Robert Swink ; music, Alex North.
Notes:
Based on the play by Lillian Hellman.
Originally released as motion picture in 1961.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Contributor:
Wyler, William, 1902-1981 , Producer,
Hayes, John Michael, 1919- , Screenwriter
Hepburn, Audrey, 1929-1993 ,
MacLaine, Shirley, 1934- , Actor
Garner, James, 1928-2014 , Actor
North, Alex. , Composer
Hellman, Lillian, 1905-1984. , Author,
Mirisch Company. , Producer
United Artists Corporation. , Producer
MGM Home Entertainment Inc. , Distributor
ISBN:
079285408X
OCLC:
51254583
Publisher Number:
027616881472
1004040 MGM Home Entertainment