TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD (1962 Limited Release in New York, City New York USA)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.9|5.0 Stars ìììì

To Kill a Mockingbird—is the perfect example of producers, directors, actors, and script writers working as a team to perfectly catch the nuances of the original writer’s intent. This movie is THE classic story of Hollywood. Everything works in this movie.

Storyline

The 1930s Maycomb, Alabama story is narrated by Jean Louise “Scout” Finch (Mary Badham) who acts as the young daughter of Atticus Finch (Gregory Peck), a lawyer assigned to defend a black man accused of raping a white woman.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Robert Mulligan and to Producer Alan J. Pakula for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Dill Harris (John Megna), Sheriff Heck Tate (Frank Overton), Maudie Atkinson (Rosemary Murphy), Mrs. Dubose (Ruth White), Tom Robinson (Brock Peters), Calpurnia (Estelle Evans), Judge Taylor (Paul Fix), Mayella Violet Ewell (Collin Wilcox Paxton), Bob Ewell (James Anderson), Aunt Stephanie Crawford (Alice Ghostley), Boo Radley (Robert Duvall), and Mr. Gilmer (William Windom).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. Definitely. It’s one of the top 100 films you must see.

Ben Meyers

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