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The Chalk Garden

The Chalk Garden(1964)

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Brief Synopsis

A grandmother seeks a governess for her 16 year old granddaughter, Laurel, who manages to drive away each and every one so far by exposing their past, with a record of three in one week! When an applicant with a mysterious past manages to get the job, Laurel vows to expose her. Meanwhile, Laurel's married-divorced-married mother tries to get her back.

Cast & Crew

Ronald Neame Director
Deborah Kerr Madrigal
John Mills Maitland
Edith Evans Mrs. St. Maugham
Felix Aylmer Judge McWhirrey
Toke Townley Shop clerk
Tonie MacMillan Mrs. Williams
Arthur Ibbetson Director of Photography
Paul Wilson Camera Operator
John Michael Hayes Screenwriter
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 21 May 1964
Release Date:  1964 Production Date:  A Ross Hunter Production
none available
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Universal Pictures
Sound:  Mono (Westrex Recording System) Production Co:  Quota Rentals
Duration(mins):  106 Country:  United Kingdom
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Fantastic!

    Bob 2013-05-29

    I can and have watched this movie multiple times and still be touched. As far as I am concerned it is a lost masterpiece. The performances, dialog and... MORE>

  • Superb Actors in Coruscating Play

    William Laine 2013-03-13

    I saw "The Chalk Garden" about 20 years ago on AMC. I have not seen it on TV since then. What a treat it was to see two of my favorite... MORE>

  • Riveting

    cz 2012-09-15

    Drama suitable for most ages. Intelligent, sharp, probing. MORE>