Thursday, November 15, 2012 Limited50th Anniversary Re-Release
2 hours, 30 minutes
A widowed lawyer (Gregory Peck) with two children (Mary Badham, Phillip Alford) defends an innocent black man accused of raping a white woman in 1930s Alabama.
- Newly restored by Universal for their 100th Anniversary, To Kill A Mockingbird will be shown in select movie theaters nationwide for only one day on Thursday, November 15th. In honor of the film's 50th Anniversary, join TCM Weekend Daytime Host Ben Mankiewicz and step behind the scenes to hear stories about what it took to turn Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize Winning novel into a movie and why Gregory Peck felt it was a role he couldn't pass up. Ben will also share select interviews from the TCM Archives featuring key people involved in the production. Immediately following these exclusive behind the scenes extras become absorbed in Harper Lee's famous story of lawyer Atticus Finch as he challenges the social norm and decides to defend a black man who is accused of raping a white woman and the effects that it has on his family.