Fri Apr 27, 2012, 11:51 PM
Tx4obama (36,974 posts)
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of To Kill A Mockingbird on Film (at the White House)
President Obama hosted a film screening of To Kill a Mockingbird in the Family Theater at The White House to commemorate its 50th anniversary with guests including local students from Washington-Lee High School, Mary Badham Wilt, the actress who played Scout, and Veronique Peck, widow of Gregory Peck who played Atticus Finch. The President also acknowledged the American Film Institute for their commitment to the fine arts and NBC Universal and USA Network for their efforts to commemorate this important film.
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Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of To Kill A Mockingbird on Film (at the White House) (Original post)
Response to Atman (Reply #1)
Fri Apr 27, 2012, 11:59 PM
calimary (41,836 posts)
2. Scout Willis, the middle daughter of Demi Moore and Bruce Willis, was named for
Mary Badham's character in that movie.
As long as we're talking pop culture trivia (which my husband and I can do for hours)!
Response to Tx4obama (Original post)
Sat Apr 28, 2012, 04:23 AM
tblue (16,350 posts)
4. Things haven't changed all that much, huh?
Troy Davis, Kenneth Chamberlain, Oscar Grant, Trayvon Martin, and on and on and on.
Love that movie like nothing else.