Not Rated | | Crime, Drama
Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his children against prejudice.
Gregory Peck's nine-minute summation speech was nailed in just one attempt.
There just didn't seem to be anyone or anything Atticus couldn't explain. Though it wasn't a talent that would arouse the admiration of any of our friends, Jem and I had to admit he was very good at that - but that was *all* he was good at... we ...
When the children are shown waiting for Atticus to come home, Jem is lying in the tire of the rope swing counting each time the swing changes directions while we hear the courthouse clock chime seven times. As the clock is chiming for the sixth time, Jem slips out of the tire and starts running down the sidewalk yelling (at 0:11:17) "Come on Scout! It's five o'clock."
The title is revealed in a child's crayon rubbing.
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