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Courtesy of Universal Pictures

Law Building
1001 Bissonnet
Map & Directions

Directed by Robert Mulligan




130 minutes


To Kill a Mockingbird depicts everyday life in 1930s Alabama, as seen through the eyes of two children. When their widowed lawyer father (Gregory Peck) agrees to represent a black man accused of raping a white woman, the children are confronted with the realities of prejudice and injustice as the trial unfolds. The film won Academy Awards for best actor (Peck), best art direction, and best writing (adapted screenplay by Texas native Horton Foote.)