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Powerful courtroom drama, based on the Broadway play, is actually a fictionalized version of the infamous Scopes "Monkey Trial" of 1925. Tracy is the defense attorney for the schoolteacher on trial for teaching Darwin's Theory of Evolution to a group of students in a small town ruled by religion. March is the prosecutor seeking to put the teacher behind bars and restore religion to the schools.

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Available on Running time 128 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Dedicated Teachers, True Stories, Adapted from a Play, Religion, Order in the Court
Screenplay
Nedrick Young, Harold Jacob Smith
Cast
Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, Florence Eldridge, Gene Kelly, Dick York, Donna Anderson, Harry (Henry) Morgan, Elliott Reid, Philip Coolidge, Claude Akins, Noah Beery, Norman Fell
Cinematography
Ernest Laszlo
Director
Stanley Kramer
Music
Ernest Gold
Producer
United Artists, Stanley Kramer

Awards

Berlin Intl. Film Fest. 1960: Actor (March).

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