Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Inherit the Wind (1960) Drama, Starring Spencer Tracy, Fredric March and Gene Kelly

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  1. Inherit the Wind is a 1960 Hollywood film adaptation of the play of the same name, written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee, directed by Stanley Kramer.
    It stars Spencer Tracy as lawyer Henry Drummond and Fredric March as his friend and rival Matthew Harrison Brady, also featuring Gene Kelly, Dick York, Harry Morgan, Donna Anderson, Claude Akins, Noah Beery, Jr., Florence Eldridge, and Jimmy Boyd.


    Spencer Tracy as Henry Drummond (patterned after Clarence Darrow)
    Fredric March as Matthew Harrison Brady (patterned after William Jennings Bryan)
    Gene Kelly as E. K. Hornbeck of the Baltimore Herald (patterned after Henry L. Mencken)
    Florence Eldridge as Sara Brady
    Dick York as Bertram T. Cates (patterned after John Scopes)
    Donna Anderson as Rachel Brown
    Harry Morgan as Judge Mel Coffey
    Claude Akins as Rev. Jeremiah Brown
    Elliott Reid as Prosecutor Tom Davenport
    Paul Hartman as Deputy Horace Meeker - Bailiff
    Philip Coolidge as Mayor Jason Carter
    Jimmy Boyd as Howard
    Noah Beery Jr. as John Stebbins
    Norman Fell as WGN Radio Technician
    Hope Summers as Mrs. Krebs - Townswoman
    Ray Teal as Jessie H. Dunlap
    Renee Godfrey as Mrs. Stebbins
    Uncredited roles include Richard Deacon, George Dunn, Snub Pollard, Addison Richards, Harry Tenbrook, Will Wright