• The Chalk Garden (1964)

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Release Date: 1964

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary
Because the wealthy Mrs. St. Maugham (Edith Evans) needs help raising both her garden and her granddaughter, Laurel (Hayley Mills), she hires a secretive but green-thumbed governess named Madrigal (Deborah Kerr) to care for the angst-ridden teenager. When Laurel unearths a murder conviction in Madrigal's past, the butler, Maitland (John Mills), who has developed a fondness for the new staff member, persuades the vindictive youngster not to tell what she's discovered.

Cast: Deborah Kerr, Hayley Mills, John Mills, Edith Evans, Felix Aylmer, Elizabeth Sellars, Lally Bowers, Tonie MacMillan

Director: Ronald Neame

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Universal Pictures