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Rogers Center for the Arts

“Inherit the Wind”

6:30pm EDT August 21, 2013

Rogers Center for the Arts

Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, Gene Kelly; Directed by Stanley Kramer Black and White; Not Rated; 117 minutes; 1960

This is a fictionalization of the real-life trial of John T. Scopes in the hot summer of 1925. The trial pitted Darwin’s evolutionary theories against the accepted text of religion. The film is a masterpiece of casting with Spencer Tracy as Clarence Darrow and Fredric March as William Jennings Bryan.

Last modified on May. 29th, 2013 at 12:17pm by Kimberly Taverna.