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.
Art directors Alexander Golitzen and Henry Bumstead had an entire reconstruction of the fictional town of Maycomb, Alabama, built on the Universal backlot at a cost of $225,000. The set contained more than thirty buildings. It would have cost at least $100,000 more had Golitzen ... ...
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 ...
After Atticus speaks with Mrs. Dubose at her porch, Scout, Jem and Dill walk away with Atticus towards the Finch home (at 0:13:00) while the camera pauses on Mrs. Dubose pondering Atticus' words. When the camera cuts back to the Finches (at 0:13:05) they have walked over to their house, up their sidewalk, and are at the steps to their porch while Dill has gone past their sidewalk, past their driveway and is standing by the rope swing in their side yard looking back at the Finches as if he were watching them arrive home. It looks awkward, as if it were taken from another scene where they were arriving home, but it could have happened that way if Dill were too shy to accompany them up their sidewalk without being invited (which, given Dill's personality, doesn't seem very likely).
The title is revealed in a child's crayon rubbing.
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