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These Three (1936) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by William Wyler and produced by Samuel Goldwyn.

Academy Awards 1936 --- Ceremony Number 9 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Supporting ActressBonita GranvilleNominated
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'Swing High' for these three vintage pics

By carole_and_co on May 9, 2020 From Carole & Co.

This vintage photo of Carole Lombard singing in 1937's "Swing High, Swing Low" is one of three now available via eBay. The other two:All are 8" x 10", in good condition and may have printed or stamped material on the back, as all initially were in magazine or newspaper photo files.The trio are being... Read full article


These Three (1936)

on Apr 6, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film

Based on the play by Lillian Hellman its remarkable These Three saw the light of day. Hellman’s play, The Children’s Hour, delved into the allure of gossip by telling the story of two women accused of lesbianism. Being 1936, suffice it to say significant changes were made and the result ... Read full article


These Three (1936)

on Apr 6, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film

Based on the play by Lillian Hellman its remarkable These Three saw the light of day. Hellman’s play, The Children’s Hour, delved into the allure of gossip by telling the story of two women accused of lesbianism. Being 1936, suffice it to say significant changes were made and the result ... Read full article


Warner Archive: Merle Oberon in These Three (1936) and The Cowboy and the Lady (1938)

By KC on Mar 3, 2016 From Classic Movies

Image Source Merle Oberon was one of the most unpredictable actresses in classic Hollywood. She was worthy of her stardom, and always interesting to observe, but her performances could be wildly uneven. When she had the right director, or a great story, she was a unique delight: elegant, romantic ... Read full article


These Three: The Noirs I’ve Seen the Most

By shadowsandsatin on Nov 26, 2013 From Shadows and Satin

Now that I?ve reconciled myself to the relationship between my ?favorite? movies and the ones that I watch most often, I decided to turn my sights to the film noir features that so frequently find themselves popped into my VCR. Each of these is the kind of movie that I just HAVE to see every time it... Read full article


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Quotes from

Karen Wright: [referring to Mary and Mrs. Amelia Tilford] The wicked very young... and the wicked very old.


Dr. Joseph 'Joe' Cardin: When three people come to you with their lives spread out on a table for you to cut to pieces, then the only honest thing for you to do is to give them a chance to come out whole.


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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onDecember 6, 1937 with Alma Kruger and Marcia Mae Jones reprising their film roles.
Lillian Hellman was satisfied with changes she had to make in the play for the film, since she felt the central issue of the play was the malicious result of the gossip rather than the gossip itself.
In 1961, director William Wyler remade the film as The Children's Hour, with the lesbian theme intact, starring Audrey Hepburn and Shirley MacLaine. Miriam Hopkins, who plays Martha Dobie in this film, plays her aunt, Lily Mortar, in the 1961 film.
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