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The Children's Hour (film)

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The Children's Hour (released as The Loudest Whisper in the United Kingdom) is a 1961 American drama film directed by William Wyler. [1]

61 relations: Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Academy Award for Best Costume Design, Academy Award for Best Production Design, Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing, Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, Academy Awards, AFI's 10 Top 10, Alex North, American Film Institute, Audrey Hepburn, Blacklisting, Blackmail, Bosley Crowther, Broadway theatre, Bullying, Candlestick, Defamation, Documentary film, Dorothy Jeakins, Drama (film and television), Edward G. Boyle, Elocution, Fay Bainter, Fernando Carrere, Franz Planer, Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama, Golden Globe Award for Best Director, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture, Gordon E. Sawyer, Homosexuality, Hope Summers, James Garner, John Michael Hayes, Lesbian, Lillian Hellman, List of American films of 1961, Location shooting, Maverick (TV series), Mimi Gibson, Miriam Hopkins, Motion Picture Production Code, New York (state), Obstetrics, Robert Swink, Sally Brophy, Samuel Goldwyn, San Fernando Valley, Scottish people, Shadow Ranch, Shirley MacLaine, ..., The Celluloid Closet, The Children's Hour (play), The New York Times, These Three, TV Guide, United Artists, Variety (magazine), Veronica Cartwright, Warner Bros., West Hills, Los Angeles, William Wyler. Expand index (11 more) »

Academy Award for Best Cinematography

The Academy Award for Best Cinematography is an Academy Award awarded each year to a cinematographer for work on one particular motion picture.

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Academy Award for Best Costume Design

The Academy Award for Best Costume Design is one of the Academy Awards presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) for achievement in film costume design.

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Academy Award for Best Production Design

The Academy Award for Best Production Design recognizes achievement for art direction in film.

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Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing

The Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing is an Academy Award that recognizes the finest or most euphonic sound mixing or recording and is generally awarded to the production sound mixers and re-recording mixers of the winning film.

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Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress

The Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress is an award presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).

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Academy Awards

The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.

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AFI's 10 Top 10

AFI's 10 Top 10 honors the ten greatest US films in ten classic film genres.

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Alex North

Alex North (born Isadore Soifer, December 4, 1910 – September 8, 1991) was an American composer best known for his many film scores, including A Streetcar Named Desire (one of the first jazz-based film scores), Viva Zapata!, Spartacus, Cleopatra, and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?.

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American Film Institute

The American Film Institute (AFI) is an American film organization that educates filmmakers and honors the heritage of the motion picture arts in the United States.

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Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn (born Audrey Kathleen Ruston; 4 May 192920 January 1993) was a British actress, model, dancer and humanitarian.

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Blacklisting

Blacklisting is the action of a group or authority, compiling a blacklist (or black list) of people, countries or other entities to be avoided or distrusted as not being acceptable to those making the list.

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Blackmail

Blackmail is an act, often criminal, involving unjustified threats to make a gain—most commonly money or property—or cause loss to another unless a demand is met.

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Bosley Crowther

Bosley Crowther (July 13, 1905 – March 7, 1981) was an American journalist and author who was film critic for The New York Times for 27 years.

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Broadway theatre

Broadway theatre,Although theater is the generally preferred spelling in the United States (see American and British English spelling differences), many Broadway venues, performers and trade groups for live dramatic presentations use the spelling theatre.

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Bullying

Bullying is the use of force, threat, or coercion to abuse, intimidate or aggressively dominate others.

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Candlestick

A candlestick, chamberstick, or candelabrum (plural: candelabra) is a device used to hold a candle in place.

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Defamation

Defamation, calumny, vilification, or traducement is the communication of a false statement that, depending on the law of the country, harms the reputation of an individual, business, product, group, government, religion, or nation.

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Documentary film

A documentary film is a nonfictional motion picture intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction, education, or maintaining a historical record.

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Dorothy Jeakins

Dorothy Jeakins (January 11, 1914 – November 21, 1995) was an American costume designer.

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Drama (film and television)

In reference to film and television, drama is a genre of narrative fiction (or semi-fiction) intended to be more serious than humorous in tone.

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Edward G. Boyle

The career of set decorator Edward G. Boyle (30 January 1899 – 17 February 1977) kicked off in the early 1930s, when he started working on the first of over 100 films.

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Elocution

Elocution is the study of formal speaking in pronunciation, grammar, style, and tone.

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Fay Bainter

Fay Okell Bainter (December 7, 1893 – April 16, 1968) was an American film and stage actress.

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Fernando Carrere

Fernando Carrere (31 December 1910 – 2 September 1998) was a Mexican art director.

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Franz Planer

Franz F. Planer, A.S.C. (March 29, 1894 – January 10, 1963) was a cinematographer born in Karlsbad, Austria-Hungary (now Czech Republic),.

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Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama

The Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association as a separate category in 1951.

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Golden Globe Award for Best Director

The Golden Globe Award for Best Director has been presented annually by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, an organization composed of journalists who cover the United States film industry for publications based outside North America, since 1943.

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Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture

The Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association in 1944 for a performance in a motion picture released in the previous year.

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Gordon E. Sawyer

Gordon E. Sawyer (27 August 1905 – 15 May 1980) was sound director at Samuel Goldwyn Productions.

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Homosexuality

Homosexuality is romantic attraction, sexual attraction or sexual behavior between members of the same sex or gender.

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Hope Summers

Sarah Hope Summers (June 7, 1896 – June 22, 1979), better known as Hope Summers, was an American character actress known for her work on CBS's The Andy Griffith Show and Mayberry RFD, portraying Clara Edwards.

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James Garner

James Garner (born James Scott Bumgarner; April 7, 1928 – July 19, 2014) was an American actor, producer, and voice artist.

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John Michael Hayes

John Michael Hayes (11 May 1919 – 19 November 2008) was an American screenwriter, who scripted four of Alfred Hitchcock's films in the 1950s.

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Lesbian

A lesbian is a homosexual woman.

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Lillian Hellman

Lillian Florence Hellman (June 20, 1905 – June 30, 1984) was an American dramatist and screenwriter known for her success as a playwright on Broadway, as well as her left-wing sympathies and political activism.

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List of American films of 1961

A list of American films released in 1961.

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Location shooting

Location shooting is the shooting of a film or television production in a real-world setting rather than a sound stage or backlot.

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Maverick (TV series)

Maverick is an American Western television series with comedic overtones created by Roy Huggins and originally starring James Garner.

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Mimi Gibson

Mimi Gibson (born October 19, 1948) is a former child actress.

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Miriam Hopkins

Ellen Miriam Hopkins (October 18, 1902 – October 9, 1972) was an American actress known for her versatility.

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Motion Picture Production Code

The Motion Picture Production Code was the set of industry moral guidelines that was applied to most United States motion pictures released by major studios from 1930 to 1968.

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New York (state)

New York is a state in the northeastern United States.

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Obstetrics

Obstetrics is the field of study concentrated on pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period.

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Robert Swink

Robert Swink (June 3, 1918 – August 15, 2000) was an American film editor who edited nearly 60 feature films during a career that spanned 46 years.

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Sally Brophy

Sally Cullen Brophy (December 14, 1928 – September 18, 2007) was a Broadway and television actress and college theatre arts professor.

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Samuel Goldwyn

Samuel Goldwyn (born Szmuel Gelbfisz; שמואל געלבפֿיש; c. August 27, 1879 – January 31, 1974), also known as Samuel Goldfish, was a Polish American film producer of Jewish descent.

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San Fernando Valley

The San Fernando Valley is an urbanized valley in Los Angeles County, California, defined by the mountains of the Transverse Ranges circling it.

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Scottish people

The Scottish people (Scots: Scots Fowk, Scottish Gaelic: Albannaich), or Scots, are a nation and ethnic group native to Scotland. Historically, they emerged from an amalgamation of two Celtic-speaking peoples, the Picts and Gaels, who founded the Kingdom of Scotland (or Alba) in the 9th century. Later, the neighbouring Celtic-speaking Cumbrians, as well as Germanic-speaking Anglo-Saxons and Norse, were incorporated into the Scottish nation. In modern usage, "Scottish people" or "Scots" is used to refer to anyone whose linguistic, cultural, family ancestral or genetic origins are from Scotland. The Latin word Scoti originally referred to the Gaels, but came to describe all inhabitants of Scotland. Considered archaic or pejorative, the term Scotch has also been used for Scottish people, primarily outside Scotland. John Kenneth Galbraith in his book The Scotch (Toronto: MacMillan, 1964) documents the descendants of 19th-century Scottish pioneers who settled in Southwestern Ontario and affectionately referred to themselves as 'Scotch'. He states the book was meant to give a true picture of life in the community in the early decades of the 20th century. People of Scottish descent live in many countries other than Scotland. Emigration, influenced by factors such as the Highland and Lowland Clearances, Scottish participation in the British Empire, and latterly industrial decline and unemployment, have resulted in Scottish people being found throughout the world. Scottish emigrants took with them their Scottish languages and culture. Large populations of Scottish people settled the new-world lands of North and South America, Australia and New Zealand. Canada has the highest level of Scottish descendants per capita in the world and the second-largest population of Scottish descendants, after the United States. Scotland has seen migration and settlement of many peoples at different periods in its history. The Gaels, the Picts and the Britons have their respective origin myths, like most medieval European peoples. Germanic peoples, such as the Anglo-Saxons, arrived beginning in the 7th century, while the Norse settled parts of Scotland from the 8th century onwards. In the High Middle Ages, from the reign of David I of Scotland, there was some emigration from France, England and the Low Countries to Scotland. Some famous Scottish family names, including those bearing the names which became Bruce, Balliol, Murray and Stewart came to Scotland at this time. Today Scotland is one of the countries of the United Kingdom, and the majority of people living there are British citizens.

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Shadow Ranch

Shadow Ranch is a historic ranch house, built from 1869-1872 using adobe and redwood lumber, on the original Workman Ranch in the western San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles, California.

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Shirley MacLaine

Shirley MacLaine (née Beaty; born April 24, 1934) is an American film, television and theater actress, singer, dancer, activist and author.

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The Celluloid Closet

The Celluloid Closet is a 1995 American documentary film directed and written by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman.

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The Children's Hour (play)

The Children's Hour is a 1934 American play by Lillian Hellman.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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These Three

These Three is a 1936 American drama film directed by William Wyler.

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TV Guide

TV Guide is a bi-weekly American magazine that provides television program listings information as well as television-related news, celebrity interviews and gossip, film reviews, crossword puzzles, and, in some issues, horoscopes.

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United Artists

United Artists (UA) is an American film and television entertainment studio.

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Variety (magazine)

Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine and website owned by Penske Media Corporation.

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Veronica Cartwright

Veronica A. Cartwright (born 20 April 1949) is an English-born American actress who has worked mainly in American film and television in a career spanning six decades.

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Warner Bros.

Warner Bros.

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West Hills, Los Angeles

West Hills is an affluent residential and commercial neighborhood in the western San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles, California.

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William Wyler

William Wyler (July 1, 1902 – July 27, 1981) was an American film director, producer and screenwriter.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Children's_Hour_(film)

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