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  1. Glorious black and white for Friday NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Harbor Times Soup

    ... Lee's novel "Go Set a Watchman" has rekindled an interest in "To Kill a Mockingbird." In the film version, Gregory Peck plays Atticus Finch, a Southern lawyer asked to defend a black man accused of raping a white woman. In 2003, The American Film ...


  2. Harper Lee's 'Watchman' Not on Obama's ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | News Max

    ... statement, Lee said she was "deeply honored" that Obama participated in celebrating the film that starred Gregory Peck as the heroic Alabama lawyer Atticus Finch (who was loosely based on the author's lawyer-father). The manuscript for "Go Set A ...


  3. Sunday: 'Mockingbird Revisited' in Menlo ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Almanac

    ... Friends of the Menlo Park Library will host a free discussion of both books, as well the classic film starring Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch. The program will run from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Arrillaga Family Recreation Center, 700 Alma St. in Menlo ...


  4. The real Atticus FinchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... version filmed - I always thought the Atticus Finch created through the considerable talents of Harper Lee and Gregory Peck was just a little too good to be true. In Alabama it is widely accepted that Atticus Finch was based largely on Nelle Harper ...


  5. Moral compassRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | TwinCities

    Since the publication of Harper Lee's "long lost" manuscript, "Go Set a Watchman," the literary world has been abuzz over the revelation that beloved lawyer Atticus Finch, a pillar of strength and integrity in Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning first novel "To Kill a Mockingbird," is a racist. Readers have expressed shock and dismay that this same man, so memorably portrayed by Gregory Peck in the movie version of "Mockingbird," who courageously defends a black man accused of raping a white woman, could be party to the very culture of bigotry and hatred he seemed to eschew.


  6. Countdown: The 165 Greatest American Movies Ever Made (80-165) *UPDATED*Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 |

    ... "Cape Fear," there is no flash, just the underrated actor's barrel-chested sexual magnetism. When Mitchum tells Gregory Peck, "I got somethin' planned for your wife and kid that they ain't never gonna forget," nothing in Martin Scorsese's graphic, ...


  7. View and discuss Harper Lee: American Masters at MCLRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Manchester Journal

    ... Deep South setting and the social changes it inspired after publication and through the feature film starring Gregory Peck. Oprah Winfrey, Tom Brokaw, Pulitzer Prize-winners Anna Quindlen, Richard Russo, and Jon Meacham, James Patterson, Wally Lamb, ...


  8. The Liberation of Atticus FinchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Huffington Post

    ... exceeded, deification. This phenomenon is enhanced by the fact that Atticus Finch is synonymous with film star Gregory Peck. For those who have read the book as well as seen Peck's academy-award-winning performance for his portrayal of Finch, it is ...


  9. Completing AtticusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | ABS-CBN News

    ... was it fair, in the Rawlsian sense, as he couldn't wish the black man's situation on himself and his family. Gregory Peck played Atticus to perfection - he said later it was the best thing he'd ever done - especially when he tells his daughter: "to ...


  10. 'To Kill A Mockingbird' headlines Mathews Film Society eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... for her performance. Following the screening, Badham will speak about her experiences with legendary actor Gregory Peck and author Harper Lee, whose novel of the same name won the 1961 Pulitzer Prize in fiction. Lee's second novel, "Go Set a ...


  11. Lakeview Terrace, Roman Holiday, Knocked Up: films on TV todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | Radio Times

    ... romantic comedy. Audrey Hepburn stars as a princess visiting the Eternal City who falls in love with journalist Gregory Peck. Seth Rogen is both big and dumb as a pot-head facing unplanned parenthood, and yet this comedy written and directed by Judd ...


  12. Bryan Cranston Plays Blacklisted Screenwriter in Trumbo TrailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 |'s Writer's Blog

    ... He won two Oscars during the time he blacklisted: one for Roman Holiday which starred Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck, and one for The Brave One . He wrote the screenplays for many popular and critically acclaimed films, including The Sandpiper ...


  13. Mockingbird Revisited discussionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | Pacific Sun

    ... Set a Watchman. Menlo Park Librarian and filmmaker Nick Szegda will lead the film discussion, with a focus on Gregory Peck's portrayal of Atticus Finch. Menlo College instructor Lauren John will lead a book discussion that compares and contrasts To ...


  14. Haynes: 'Watchman' challenges moral injusticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 |

    ... did make headlines because of the change in her father, Atticus Finch, from the heroic attorney later played by Gregory Peck in the movie version to a less admirable man in his 70s. That racial issue has been analyzed to death, and while ...


  15. Jean Louise faces a more complex Atticus Finch in 'Watchman' chapter 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Alabama Live

    ... of "To Kill A Mockingbird" readers likely had the same idea, with a mental statue that looked suspiciously like Gregory Peck, complete with spectacles, three-piece suit, and movie star chin. In this chapter, Jean Louise smashes the statue version of ...


  16. Atticus Finch Responds to Go Set A Watchman in YouTube ParodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... dubious about a repeat performance. Settling into the elder Southern lawyer's personality with just a hint of Gregory Peck in the vocal inflections and a twinkle in his eye, Long stated that "a talent scout may come, but the proposal would have to ...


  17. Here's why I refuse to read Harper Lee's record-breaking new bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... a plea for something, a reminder to people at home," she said in 1963, according to The New York Times . Also, Gregory Peck is a total babe in the 1962 film adaption as a socially conscious lawyer, complete with three-piece suit and glasses. Racism ...


  18. Google +Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | Linn's Stamp News

    ... into successful films, though decades apart. The Yearling (1946) was directed by Clarence Brown and starred Gregory Peck and Jane Wyman. Cross Creek (1983) was directed by Martin Ritt and starred Mary Steenburgen and Peter Coyote. The 41A stamp ...


  19. Episode 27: Literary Characters as Republican Presidential Primary CandidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | The Millions (A Blog about Books)

    Welcome to a new episode of The Book Report presented by The Millions ! This week, Janet and Mike discuss characters from literature they'd like to see join the already hilariously crowded Republican 2016 presidential primary. Why stop at 17? Come on! We're just getting warmed up, y'all! Discussed in this episode: Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James , Atticus Finch, To Kill a Mockingbird and Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee, Gregory Peck , Christian Grey, Grey by E.L. James , Edmund Pevensie, The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis , Rep. Greg Stillson , The Dead Zone by Stephen King , air pollution, Donald Trump , Mitt Romney , the Frank Bascombe books by Richard Ford , Eloise by Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight , pugs.


  20. What we dearly miss as modern gadgets rule our livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 |

    For people like me, all these fast-moving gadgets are not only costly and confusing but emotionally barren as well notes Barun Roy. n that classic movie, Roman Holiday, where Gregory Peck plays the role of a bored reporter for an American news agency, Audrey Hepburn plays the heir to the throne of an unspecified nation, who comes to Rome at the end of a long European tour.