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.
Horton Foote was initially reluctant to adapt the novel into a screenplay, as he felt that he would be unable to do it justice.
I said, 'Hey,' Mr. Cunningham. How's your entailment getting along?
Scout: Don't you remember me, Mr. Cunningham? I'm Jean Louise Finch. You brought us some hickory nuts one early morning, remember? We had a talk. I went and got my daddy to come out and ...
In the very beginning of the film, the adult Scout's narrates, "Maycomb was a tired, old town, even in 1932 when I first knew it." Moments later, she goes on to say that "Maycomb County had recently been told that it had nothing to fear but fear itself" (at 0:03:47) in clear reference to Franklin D. Roosevelt's first inaugural address. Roosevelt, however, did not deliver this speech until March 4, 1933.
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