Inherit The Wind


2h 1988

Brief Synopsis

An adaptation of the play based on the Scopes "monkey trial" of 1925, in which a high school teacher in Tennessee was prosecuted for teaching Darwin's theory of evolution. The leading characters of Matthew Harrison Brady and Henry Drummond are thinly veiled portraits of the actual attorneys in the c

Film Details

Also Known As
AT&T Presents (03/20/88)
Release Date
1988
Location
Perris, California, USA; Hollywood, California, USA; Piru, California, USA; Highland Park, California, USA; Medford, Oregon, USA; Pasadena, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

An adaptation of the play based on the Scopes "monkey trial" of 1925, in which a high school teacher in Tennessee was prosecuted for teaching Darwin's theory of evolution. The leading characters of Matthew Harrison Brady and Henry Drummond are thinly veiled portraits of the actual attorneys in the case, William Jennings Bryan and Clarence Darrow.

Film Details

Also Known As
AT&T Presents (03/20/88)
Release Date
1988
Location
Perris, California, USA; Hollywood, California, USA; Piru, California, USA; Highland Park, California, USA; Medford, Oregon, USA; Pasadena, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

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Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States March 20, 1988

In 1965, the "Hallmark Hall of Fame" telecast an adaptation of the play starring Ed Begley and Melvyn Douglas. The 1960 Stanley Kramer feature film starred Fredric March as Brady and Spencer Tracy as Drummond. The original 1955 Broadway play first starred Ed Begley as Brady and Paul Muni as Drummond, with Melvyn Douglas later replacing Muni.

A presentation of "AT&T Presents."