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Inherit The Wind

Inherit The Wind

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Saturday, May 29, 1999 N/A
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  • Season: 1998-99
  • Network: Showtime
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Period Piece, Courtroom Drama
  • Based On: Inherit the Wind written by J. Lawrence, R.E. Lee
  • Misc.: Based On Book/Play

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the play by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee. In 1925, a rural Tennessee high school science teacher is arrested for teaching Charles Darwin's Theory of Evolution to his students. Prosecuting the case is a three-time presidential nominee, self-apppointed Bible scholar and acclaimed orator Matthew Brady. Defending the teacher is Henry Drummond a self-styled agnostic and America's most celebrated defense attorney.


Production Company:

  • MGM TV IAW Showtime

Production Type:

  • Independent
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