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Inherit the Wind
Directed by:
Stanley Kramer

Released on October 12 of 1960 in the USA, "Inherit the Wind" (also known as "Wer den Wind sät", "Wer den Wind sät...", "E l'uomo creò Satana!") is a Drama/History film directed by Stanley Kramer, and written by Nedrick Young (screenplay) , starring Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, Gene Kelly, Dick York, Donna Anderson and Harry Morgan.

It's all about the monkey trial that rocked America.

Who directed "Inherit the Wind":

Inherit the Wind was directed by Stanley Kramer, an American producer, and director.

Before making Inherit the Wind, Stanley Kramer had directed On the Beach, released in 1959, The Defiant Ones (1958), The Pride and the Passion (1957), Not as a Stranger (1955). Since, he directed Judgment at Nuremberg, released in 1961, It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963), Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967), The Secret of Santa Vittoria (1969), R.P.M. (1970), and Bless the Beasts & Children (1971).

When was "Inherit the Wind" released:

Inherit the Wind was initally released in the United States on Wednesday, October 12, 1960. Another film released on Wednesday, October 12, 1960 is SOS Pacific (dir. Guy Green). This was fifty-nine (59) years ago.

It has been released on Thursday, June 30, 1960 in Germany.

What is the cast of "Inherit the Wind":

At the casting of Inherit the Wind we find Spencer Tracy, previously seen in The Last Hurrah (1958) and The Old Man and the Sea (1958); Fredric March (Middle of the Night (1959), The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956)); Gene Kelly (Marjorie Morningstar (1958), Les Girls (1957)) [ more... ]

  • Florence Eldridge and Fredric March, Ray Teal can be seen in An Act of Murder, released in 1948.
  • Spencer Tracy and Ray Teal also appeared in Woman of the Year, released in 1942.
  • Gene Kelly and Fredric March also appeared in It's a Big Country, released in 1951.

What is the Storyline of "Inherit the Wind":

Teacher B.T. Cates is arrested for teaching Darwin's theories. Famous lawyer Henry Drummond defends him; fundamentalist politician Matthew Brady prosecutes. This is a very thinly disguised rendition of the 1925 "Scopes monkey trial" with debates between Clarence Darrow and William Jennings Bryan taken largely from the transcripts.

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