James Prideaux’s script construction is a bit rickety, but director George Schaefer shepherds his supporting cast through a production designed to showcase Katharine Hepburn. This TV film should satisfy her fans’ craving for one more look at their favorite star.
After a brush with death, widowed New England matriarch Margaret Delafield (Hepburn) leaves Memorial Hospital and resumes her life in a restricted suburban area with renewed vigor. If Mrs. Delafield’s liberalism had rankled her snooty neighbors and spoiled children before her health crisis, then her latest project is going to throw them into a tizzy. Her stuffy friends George (Denholm Elliott) and Gl...