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Arena Theater Film Club: Inherit The Wind (USA, 1960)
A blistering courtroom drama about the famed 1925 “Scopes Monkey Trial,” in which a Tennessee teacher was taken to task for teaching Darwinism in the classroom.
Director: Stanley Kramer
Rated: Not Rated
Runtime: 128 minutes
Spencer Tracy (in an Oscar-nominated role) and Fredric March square off as opposing attorneys Henry Drummond and Matthew Harrison Brady, respectively, in this blistering courtroom drama about the famed 1925 “Scopes Monkey Trial,” in which a Tennessee teacher was taken to task for teaching Darwinism in the classroom. The film also earned Oscar nods for its editing, screenplay and cinematography. Gene Kelly co-stars as a newspaper
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Film Club screenings are preceded by a movie trivia quiz and followed by an audience discussion.
The Arena Theater Film Club is a membership-based film society which meets the first, second and fourth Mondays of most months at the Arena Theater to screen and discuss a variety of movies, including recent independent releases, classics and foreign films. Screenings are free to current Film Club members (memberships are $60 per year); their guests are welcome at $10 each. For a schedule of upcoming films, visit the Arena Theater Film Club’s website,
214 Main Street, Point Arena, CA 95468