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.
Robert Duvall stayed out of the sun for six weeks and dyed his hair blonde for the role of Boo Radley, who, according to the story, spent much of his life as a recluse. The character of Arthur "Boo" Radley is based in part on Harper Lee's recollection of Alfred "Son" ... ...
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 ...
Similar to her "close up" conversation with Jem about retrieving his breeches, Scout mouths Atticus' next lines when begging to be allowed a ride to visit Tom Robinson's family before the court case (from 0:44:27 to 0:44:57). The lip movement is slight and would be mumbling were she speaking, but when Atticus says "Promise to stay in the car while I talk with Helen Robinson" the movement does seem to match "Helen Robinson".
The title is revealed in a child's crayon rubbing.
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