About the film
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Release Date: March 18, 1936
|Slogan||:||«Were they the innocent victims of a whispering campaign?»|
|Production Companies||:||United Artists, Samuel Goldwyn Productions|
|Writers||:||Lillian Hellman, Lillian Hellman, Lillian Hellman|
Martha and Karen graduate from college and turn an old Massachusetts farm into a school for girls. The friends are aided in their venture by local doctor Joe Cardin, who begins a relationship with Karen, and a prominent woman whose granddaughter, Mary, later enrolls in the new school. Mary soon reveals herself to be a spiteful child and tells a scandalous lie about Martha and Joe that threatens to destroy the lives of all involved.