Shirley MacLaine's Starring Roles
She's made 63 movies over the last several decades—learn more about some of Shirley's most well-known roles.
The Oprah Winfrey Show | April 11, 2011
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The Children's Hour, 1961
In this Oscar-nominated film, Shirley plays Martha, a woman who opens a private school for girls along with her former college classmate Karen, played by Audrey Hepburn. When one child's vengeful lie fuels untrue rumors of a lesbian relationship between Martha and Karen, tragic repercussions rock the school.
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