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To kill a mockingbird [videorecording] / Universal International ; screenplay, Horton Foote ; produced by Alan J. Pakula ; directed by Robert Mulligan ; a Pakula-Mulligan, Brentwood Productions picture.

Mulligan, Robert, 1925-2008 (Added Author). Foote, Horton (Added Author). Pakula, Alan J., 1928-1998 (Added Author). Peck, Gregory, 1916-2003 (Added Author). Badham, Mary, 1952- (Added Author). Evans, Estelle, 1906-1985 (Added Author). Hale, Richard, 1893-1981 (Added Author). Denton, Crahan, 1914-1966 (Added Author). Windom, William, 1923-2012 (Added Author). Duvall, Robert (Added Author). Ghostley, Alice, 1926-2007 (Added Author). Anderson, James, 1921-1969 (Added Author). Alford, Phillip (Added Author). Wilcox Paxton, Collin, 1935-2009 (Added Author). Murphy, Rosemary (Added Author). Megna, John (Added Author). Overton, Frank, 1918-1967 (Added Author). White, Ruth, 1914-1969 (Added Author). Peters, Brock (Added Author). Fix, Paul, 1901-1983 (Added Author). Lee, Harper. To kill a mockingbird. (Added Author). Brentwood Productions, Inc. (Added Author). Universal-International (Firm) (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Valencia Main Library DVD 72 37684001073659 Valencia Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (124 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Collector's ed.
  • Publisher: [U.K.] : Universal Studios, [2008]

Content descriptions

General Note:
A DVD release of the motion picture originally produced in 1962.
Source of information: disc container and screen.
Based on the novel by Harper Lee.
Aspect ratio 1.85:1 anamorphic.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Producer, Alan J. Pakula; screenplay, Horton Foote; director, Robert Mulligan; director of photography, Russell Harlan; film editor, Aaron Stell; music, Elmer Bernstein.
Participant or Performer Note:
Cast: Gregory Peck (Atticus Finch), Brock Peters (Tom Robinson), Mary Badham, Phillip Alford, John Megna, Ruth White, Paul Fix, Frank Overton, Rosemary Murphy, Collin Wilcox, Robert Duvall.
Summary, etc.:
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is a timeless film packed with beautiful scenes and meaningful life lessons. The story is told from the vantage point of a young girl nicknamed Scout (Mary Badham) whose widowed white father Atticus Finch (Peck), an attorney, decides on principle to defend a black man (Brock Peters) charged with raping a poor white woman. But the bigoted townspeople would rather lynch the accused than try him, and they make life hellish for the lawyer, his daughter, and his son Jem (Philip Alford). While their father is in the throes of the trial, his bright, inquisitive children learn a hard and unforgettable lesson in justice, morality, and prejudice, part of which requires overcoming an unfounded fear of their mysterious neighbor Boo Radley (Robert Duvall). -- from http://www.cduniverse.com (Sep. 15, 2011).
Target Audience Note:
BBFC rating: 12. Film censor's office: PG.
System Details Note:
DVD ; 1.85:1 anamorphic widescreen ; encoded for regions 2 and 4 ; PAL.
Language Note:
English dialogue; dubbed German, Italian, French, Spanish (all mono.) with subtitles in Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish, Turkish and English for the hearing impaired.
Awards Note:
3 Academy Awards in 1962 including Best Actor.
Subject: Lee, Harper > Film adaptations.
Lee, Harper > Drama.
American fiction > 20th century > Film adaptations.
Southern States > Social conditions > 20th century > Drama.
Race discrimination > Drama.
Racism > Drama.
Trials (Rape) > Southern States > Drama.
Finch, Atticus (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Fathers and daughters > Drama.
Race relations > Drama.
Prejudices > Drama.
Feature films.
Genre: Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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