R | | Comedy, Drama
For the first time in history a woman is appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, where she becomes a friendly rival to a liberal associate.
The original Broadway production of "First Monday in October" by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee opened at the Majestic Theater in New York on 3rd October 1978 and only ran for about a couple of months, for 79 performances to be exact, until 9th December that year. The stage production starred movie legend Henry Fonda and younger thesp Jane Alexander who was nominated for the 1979 Tony Award for Actress in a Drama.
Justice Dan Snow:
She wants me to disqualify myself because I won't go down there and sit through that pile of crap?
Chief Justice Crawford: Uh, well, uh...
Justice Dan Snow: So its crap. What if it is crap? That's not the point. Crap's got the right to be crap.
Chief Justice Crawford: Drop the legal language, Dan.
Justice Loomis views a pornographic film to decide it it has "redeeming social or artistic importance". This is an outdated standard for obscenity which was superseded by the so-called "Miller test" in 1973.
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