Tea and Sympathy (1956) Poster

Plot Keywords

sister boy school
mountain climbing tennis
roommate gardening
alumnus student
reunion wind
overgrown garden bench
novelist voice over letter
recording author
writer flash forward
sex forest
woods bicycle
search letter
tolerance self doubt
surrogate mother loneliness
humiliation prejudice
bullying bully
taunting birthday
college dean suicide attempt
school police school expulsion
raincoat punched in the face
knife radio
listening to a radio prostitute
window seat kiss
pity older woman younger man relationship
unrequited love 12 year old
polo coat courage
loss of husband lost in war
widow 17 year old
anniversary coffee
drunkenness greeting card
rain looking at self in mirror
mirror baseball
dance committee honeymoon
marital problem character says thank you
tearing up a book book
throwing a necktie necktie
boston massachusetts walking
apology music room
record player listening to music
rumor gossip
love cigarette smoking
pipe smoking letterman sweater
tearing off someone's pajamas band
stairway disappointment
crying telephone call
telephone pay phone
machismo memory
18 year old rough house
hazing pajamas
folk singer maid
drinking drink
overheard conversation forget me not the flower
horseplay haircut
barber shop male camaraderie
waitress ice cream sundae
soda fountain crewcut
conformity wrapped in a towel
locker room reference to candida the stage play
bloody nose spraying shaving lotion on a photoograph
photograph binoculars
nickname name calling
college coach coach
word game bare chested male
arm wrestling college athlete
football cooking
knitting sewing
swimsuit beach
golf course golf
convertible learning to dance
teaching someone to dance school play
amateur actor reference to school for scandal the play
costume ex actress
dance corsage
peer pressure tea
divorced parents garden
flower divorce
climbing out a window looking out a window
whistling song
singing singer
guitar player guitar
infidelity unfaithfulness
flashback boarding school
mother son relationship father son relationship
male virgin virgin
virginity loss of virginity
teenage boy husband wife relationship
teacher sexual awakening
school life reflection
preparatory school introvert
homosexual forbidden love
extramarital affair compassion
coming of age masculinity
gay defloration
suspected homosexual war widow
homophobia adultery
bonfire first sexual experience
based on play title spoken by character

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