The Children’s Hour
Karen Wright and Martha Dobie are best friends because college as well as they have the boarding institution Wright and also Dobie Institution for Ladies with twenty students. They are working hard as headmistresses as well as instructors to expand the institution and also make it successful. Karen is engaged with the regional medical professional Joe Cardin, that is the nephew of the effective and also significant Mrs. Amelia Tilford. While the spiteful and also liar Mary, that is Amelia's granddaughter and also a negative impact to the various other ladies, is punished by Karen after telling a lie, Martha has a disagreement with her peeping auntie Lily Mortar in one more room. Lily accuses Martha of being envious and having an abnormal relationship with Karen. Mary's flatmate Rosalie Wells overhears the shouting and informs Mary what Mrs. Mortar had actually stated regarding her niece. The harmful Mary implicates Karen and Martha of being lesbians to her grandmother and Amelia spreads the chatter to the parents of the students that withdraw them from the institution. Karen and Martha lose a claim against Amelia and also have their lives destroyed. Additionally, Karen calls off her engagement with Joe when he asks her if just what was claimed regarding Martha and also she held true. The lie ends in a tragedy.