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Inherit the Wind

Inherit the Wind

Jack Lemmon
Director: Daniel Petrie Sr. Cast: Jack Lemmon
Jack Lemmon
, George C. Scott
George C. Scott
, Piper Laurie
Piper Laurie
Daniel Petrie Sr.


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The celebrated stage drama by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, based on the real-life Scopes trial in which a teacher was jailed in 1925 for teaching Darwin's theory of evolution, is filmed for the third time in this adaptation produced for the Showtime premium cable network. Jack Lemmon plays the celebrated trial lawyer who defends the teacher in a character based on Clarence Darrow and George C. Scott plays the prosecuting attorney, modeled on William Jennings Bryan; Tom Everett Scott plays the embattled educator.

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Product Details

Release Date: 01/18/2022
UPC: 0738329257484
Original Release: 1999
Rating: PG
Source: Kl Studio Classics
Time: 1:53:00
Sales rank: 6,679

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jack Lemmon Darrow
George C. Scott Bryan
Piper Laurie Actor
Beau Bridges Hornbeck
Tom Everett Scott Scopes

Technical Credits
Daniel Petrie Director
John F. de Cuir Production Designer

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