The Children's Hour Reviews

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
August 29, 2014
Heavy-handed and can't shake its languor.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Kit Bowen
Hollywood.com
January 17, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Jennie Kermode
Eye for Film
January 1, 1961
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
August 24, 2003
Closer to the play than Wyler's first effort at the story, but oddly less compelling.
| Original Score: 4/5
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette
June 5, 2003
Well-acted, albeit dated treatment of a then-taboo topic
| Original Score: 3/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
July 5, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
August 9, 2010
Though well-acted by Shirley MacLaine and Audrey Hepburn, this second version of Lillian Hellman's play about the malice of lies is not as powerful as the first, in 1936, also helmed by William Wyler.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle
March 10, 2003
Top Critic
Bosley Crowther
New York Times
May 9, 2005

Film4
May 24, 2003
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Variety
March 26, 2009
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