Whistle Down the Wind (1961) - still love it. Black and white film, but worth watching for the wonderful acting of the children -especially Hayley Mills in the lead role. Great film about innocence too and the lies that are readily told to children.
Diane Downs : Elizabeth Diane Frederickson Downs (born August 7, 1955) is an American convicted murderer. She shot her three children, killing one, and then told police a stranger had attempted to carjack her and had shot the children. She was convicted in 1984 and sentenced to life in prison.
10 Nonfiction Books To Read If You Love Crime Novels | ``Why would a young mother shoot her three young children one night, with the intent to kill? Anne Rule explores that question and more in her book Small Sacrifices, a true account of the crimes committed by Diane Downs, for which she attempted to blame a (some say, likely nonexistent) stranger. Those who followed the case back in the 1980s are still undecided about what to believe.``