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.
According to author Neal Gabler in the biography "Triumph of the American Imagination", Walt Disney saw this film and lamented, "That's the kind of film I wish I could make." At the time Disney was creatively stymied, producing broad family comedies such as The Parent Trap (1961) and The Absent Minded Professor (1961), but he would soon find a fulfilling project in Mary Poppins (1964).
Listen, no matter what she says to you, don't answer her back. There's a Confederate pistol in her lap under her shawl and she'll kill you quick as look at you. Come on.
In the long shot when we see Jem discover the spelling medal left in the old tree it's sitting in the lower right hand side of the knothole (at 0:50:11), but in the close-ups it's sitting in the middle of the opening (at 0:50:23).
introducing / Mary Badham as Scout / Phillip Alford as Jem