The Scales Of Justice Film Lecture Series: Inherit the Wind

Not Rated (1960) 128 minutes Black & White 

Directed by Stanley Kramer. 
Starring: Spencer Tracy, Frederic March, Gene Kelly, Dick York, Harry Morgan.

Join librarian Doug Swiszcz for another of his lecture series on classic movies, this one a salute to great courtroom dramas.

Based on the real-life Scopes monkey trial of 1925, in which a teacher was arrested for teaching Darwin's theory of evolution in a state-funded school, this drama pits a Clarene Darrow-like defense attorney (Spencer Tracy) against a prosecutor (Frederic March) modeled on William Jennings Bryan.

Come enjoy the film in our newly renovated Salem Family Auditorium, with comfortable new seats and improved acoustics.

Free and open to all.

The other films in this series will screen on:
9/13 at 1:30 pm - 12 Angry Men
9/20 at 1:30 pm - Witness for the Prosecution
9/27 at 1:30 pm - Anatomy of a Murder

Event Location: 
Salem Family Auditorium (Second Floor)