These Three
These Three (1936)

In this film, lifelong friends Martha Dobie and Karen Wright manage an exclusive girl's boarding school. Student Mary Tilford spreads a rumor that Martha has been carrying on an illicit affair with doctor Joseph Cardin, the boyfriend of… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 18, 1936
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Emanuel Levy

Despite limitations imposed by the Production Code (lesbianism!), this first version of Hellman's play is more powerful than the 1961 remake, also directed by William Wyler.

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Nick Davis
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Overheated but well-acted adaptation of Lillian Hellman's play The Children's Hour.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Watered down version of the play, The Children's Hour, is still compelling thanks to the performers.

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Veronique Kwak
this movie is adapted from a script called children's hour, which deals with suppressed lesbianism, again adapted into a movie of the same name in 60s with… More