Inherit the Wind (1965 film)

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Inherit the Wind
Written by Jerome Lawrence (play)
Robert E. Lee (play)
Robert Hartung (teleplay)
Directed by George Schaefer
Starring Melvyn Douglas
Ed Begley
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Production
Running time 90 minutes
Release
Original release November 18, 1965 (1965-11-18)

Inherit the Wind is a 1965 television film adaptation of the play of the same name. The original 1955 play was written as a parable which fictionalized the 1925 Scopes "Monkey" Trial as a means of discussing the 1950s McCarthy trials.[1]

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Emmy Awards

  • Nominated:Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Drama - George Schaefer
  • Nominated:Outstanding Dramatic Program - George Schaefer (producer)
  • Nominated:Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Drama - Diane Baker
  • Nominated:Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Drama - Ed Begley
  • Nominated:Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Drama - Melvyn Douglas

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