To kill a mockingbird / a Universal-International presentation of a Pakula-Mulligan, Brentwood Productions picture ; screenplay by Horton Foote ; produced by Alan J. Pakula ; directed by Robert Mulligan.
In a racially divided Alabama town in the 1930s, widowed lawyer Atticus Finch agrees to defend a young black man accused of raping a white woman, teaching his children valuable lessons about prejudice and empathy.
- Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (130 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: Fiftieth anniversary edition.
- Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 
Based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel written by Harper Lee.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1962.
Special features include: Disc 1: Academy Award Best Actor acceptance speech (10 min.); American Film Institute Life Achievement Award (Gregory Peck's remarks) (2 min.); excerpt from tribute to Gregory Peck (Cecilia Peck's remarks) (10 min.); Scout remembers (actress Mary Badham shares her experiences working with Gregory Peck) (12 min.); optional feature commentary with director Robert Mulligan and producer Alan Pakula; theatrical trailer; 100 years of Universal : restoring the classics (10 min.). Disc 2: A conversation with Gregory Peck (documentary) (1999) (98 min.) / film by Cecilia Peck [and others] ; produced and directed by Barbara Kopple ; produced by Cecilia Peck, Linda Saffire ; On Tour Production in association with Cabin Creek Films, 1999 -- Fearful symmetry : the making of To kill a mockingbird (documentary) (1998) (91 min.) / produced, directed, and written by Charles Kiselyak ; Universal Studios Home Video, 1998.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
disc 1. To kill a mockingbird -- disc 2. To kill a mockingbird : bonus features.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||
Director of photography, Russell Harlan ; editor, Aaron Stell ; music, Elmer Bernstein.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
Gregory Peck, John Megna, Frank Overton, Rosemary Murphy, Ruth White, Brock Peters, Estelle Evans, Paul Fix, Collin Wilcox, James Anderson, Alice Ghostley, Robert Duvall, William Windom, Crahan Denton, Richard Hale, Mary Badham, Phillip Alford.
|Target Audience Note:||
MPAA rating: Not rated.
|System Details Note:||
DVD; NTSC; region 1; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1; Dolby Digital 2.0; dual layer.
English and French soundtracks, with optional French and Spanish subtitles and English SDH.
Academy award, 1963: Best actor (Peck); Best art direction/set decoration; Best writing, screenplay based on material from another medium.
National Film Registry selection, 1995.
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