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Inherit the Wind

Inherit the Wind is a play by Jerome Lawrence[?] and Robert E. Lee[?]. It is a fictionalized account of the Scopes Trial, with the parts of real-life opposing attorneys William Jennings Bryan and Clarence Darrow being named Matthew Harrison Brady and Henry Drummond, respectively.

The play has been made into three made-for-television movies, and a screen version, in 1960. The film stars Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, Gene Kelly, Dick York[?], Harry Morgan[?] and Claude Akins[?].

The film was adapted by Nedrick Young[?] and Harold Jacob Smith[?]. It was directed by Stanley Kramer[?].

The movie was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Spencer Tracy), Best Cinematography, Black-and-White, Best Film Editing and Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium.



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