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Saturday Movie Matinee: To Kill A Mockingbird

January 19, 2013

Program Locations:

Bronx Library Center

 Gregory Peck, Mary Badham, Universal Pictures; Directed by Robert Mulligan. Black and White; Not Rated; 129 minutes; 1962

Six-year-old Jean Louise "Scout" Finch (Mary Badham) is growing up in the Depression era of the early 1930s in a small Southern town in this highly acclaimed motion picture based on Harper Lee’s semi-autobiographical novel. Jean’s father (Gregory Peck), the town lawyer, is a wise, quiet man with a great sense of justice who defends a poor, black man accused of rape.

 AWARDS

Winner of three Academy Awards® including Best Actor for Gregory Peck