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To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird is an 1962 drama film based on the novel of the same name by Harper Lee. It was directed by Robert Mulligan and stars Gregory Peck in the role of Atticus Finch.

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FUN Trivia Quizzes powered by ABE1. "Scout" Finch, the film's narrator, is a six-year-old tomboy growing up in Maycomb, Alabama in 1932, in the depths of the Great Depression. Who is the narrator voice of adult Jean Louise "Scout" Finch?

  • Kim Hamilton
  • Collin Wilcox
  • Kim Stanley

2. When young Tom Robinson, a black man, is falsely accused of raping a white woman Atticus is appointed to defend him, although a guilty verdict from an all-white jury is expected by everyone which is exactly what happens, even though Atticus shows that Tom is innocent. Who played Tom Robinson?

  • Brock Peters
  • Bryon T. Jones
  • Edwin Robinson

3. Although Gregory Peck's inspirational performance as Atticus Finch turned out to be a perfect highlight to his long career, who was actually the studio's first choice for the role?

  • Montgomery Clift
  • Rock Hudson
  • Randolph Scott

4. Who was the character of Dill, purportedly based upon, who had been a childhood friend of Harper Lee when he was sent to live with relatives in Lee's hometown each summer?

  • Louis L'Amoure
  • Truman Capote
  • Mark Reynolds

5. Who did NOT make their film debut in To Kill a Mockingbird?

  • Alice Ghostley
  • Robert Duvall
  • Paul Fix

6. In the novel, Tom was said to have been shot, "about seventeen times". In the film, he was apparently only shot once, as Atticus doesn't mention this fact. However, he may not have wished to mention this rumor to his children.

  • True or False?

7. Who saves Jem and Scott (attacked by Robert E. Lee "Bob" Ewell) on their way home from the Halloween party.

  • Dill
  • Boo
  • Maggin

8. Sheriff Tate said, "I may not be much, Mr. Finch, but I'm still sheriff of Maycomb County. And Bob Ewell fell on his knife. Good night, sir. Who played Sheriff Heck Tate?

  • Richard Hale
  • Nathan Radley
  • Frank Overton

9. Gregory Peck was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for To Kill a Mockingbird. He did not win the award.

  • True or False?

10. In the novel, Boo Radley's only line is "Will you take me home?" which he says to Scout in the final chapter. In the film, this line is left out.

  • True or False?

Witness Answers

  1. Kim Stanley
  2. Brock Peters
  3. Rock Hudson
  4. Truman Capote
  5. Paul Fix
  6. True
  7. Boo
  8. Frank Overton
  9. False. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for To Kill a Mockingbird.
  10. True

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