TWO SHOWS 1:00 pm, $6 MATINEE | 7:15 pm $8/$6 members |NR | 2h 9min | Crime, Drama | Followed by commentary by Mary Lois Adshead, Alabama native, Robert Clem, filmmaker, and Daisy Foote, playwright daughter of Horton Foote.
Scout Finch (Mary Badham), 6,and her older brother, Jem (Phillip Alford), live in sleepy Maycomb, Ala., spending much of their time with their friend Dill (John Megna) and spying on their reclusive and mysterious neighbor, Boo Radley (Robert Duvall). When Atticus (Gregory Peck), their widowed father and a respected lawyer, defends a black man named Tom Robinson (Brock Peters) against fabricated rape charges, the trial and tangent events expose the children to evils of racism and stereotyping.
Stone Ridge resident Daisy Foote, the playwright daughter of Horton Foote,, Robert Clem, award-winning filmmaker from Alabama, will join Rosendale Theatre Collective’s Mary Lois Adshead in a discussion of Harper Lee’s book and the movie, at both the 1 P.M. and 7:15 P.M. screenings. Adshead has directed plays at the Rosendale and is a native Alabamian who grew up in the pre-Civil Rights era.