And I object to all this Col. When you go to your grave, there won't be anybody to pull the grass up over your head, nobody to mourn you, nobody to give a damn. But I-I have a few remarks. Lawrence and Lee used the Scopes Trial, then safely a generation in the past, as a vehicle for exploring a climate of anxiety and anti-intellectualism that existed in 1950. We'll take you home, my dear. Unsourced material may be challenged and.
The people of this state have made it very clear that they do not want this zoological hogwash slopping around the schoolrooms, and I refuse to allow these agnostic scientists to employ this courtroom as a sounding board as a platform from which they can shout their heresies into the headlines Col. In the chaos that ensues after the adjournment, Brady begins to deliver his speech and struggles to be heard. Never read it and I never will. Both Brady and Drummond are self-assured: Brady, because he has the support of the spectators and is confident that his fundamentalist views are right and will, therefore, prevail; Drummond, because he seeks the truth. Give me that old time religion Give me that old time religion Give me that old time religion It's good enough for me Give me that old time religion Give me that old time religion Give me that old time religion It's good enough for me It was good for little David It was good for little David It was good for little David and it's good enough for me Oh, give me that old time religion Give me that old time religion Give me that old time religion It's good enough for me It was good for old Jonah It was good for old Jonah It was good for old Jonah and it's good enough for me It was good for the Hebrew children It was good for the Hebrew children It was good for the Hebrew children and it's good enough for me Give me that old time religion Give me that old time religion Give me that old time religion It's good enough for me Uh, Good morning, young ladies and gentlemen. Davenport calls Rachel as a witness. And if that's not enough, there's one more.
To be sure, Inherit the Wind is a play about the clash between Northern and Southern culture. You're about to get a haircut. Your honor, this entire trial is unorthodox. If the enemy sends his goliath into battle, it magnifies our cause. I hope counsel does not mean to imply that this court is bigoted. A boy named Elijah is selling Bibles to the crowd. I woke in the morning, and there was golden dancer at the foot of my bed.
Ah, get me the Baltimore Herald, please. You can't do it for them, Matt. The history, contents, and specific sections of the popular play titled Inherit the Wind, which purports to be a replay of the Scopes Trial, are reviewed. Well, they mocked the lord, too, didn't they and they smote him and they spat upon him, and he turned to them his other cheek. Cates told you I'm not sure.
I do not think the dignity of this court will suffer if we remove a few superfluous outer garments Does the, uh, defense have any objection to Col. It's none of your business. He informs Brady's followers that Henry Drummond, an attorney famous for successfully defending underdogs, has been sent by the Baltimore Herald to defend Cates. You better do something about this, Jason. And many would argue that the ignorance of the townspeople and circus-like atmosphere of the trial are exaggerated far beyond reality. We are going to appeal this decision to the state supreme court.
My god, don't you understand the meaning of what happened here today What happened here today has no meaning. For, I tell you, if man believes he is descended from the beasts, he must remain a beast! Ask him if his faith in the holy scriptures has been shattered. What is this, be-kind-to-bigots week Why should we weep for him Because he's dead. In response to the increasingly censorious climate of McCarthyism, playwright Arthur Miller wrote , a play which explored the hysteria of the modern-day witch hunt through the historical guise of seventeenth century witch trials. But it's against the law. Drummond dismisses him from the witness stand, and Brady slumps in the witness chair while his wife rushes to his side and comforts him.
Hornbeck then announces that the defense attorney will be Henry Drummond, one of Brady's old friends and a well-known lawyer. That poses a pretty problem. The defense is asking that a 15-year-old boy hand down an opinion on a question of morality. What I need is a miracle. But what profound repercussions of what has happened in this courtroom will be known only to the future. Bryan and Darrow, formerly close friends, opposed one another at the Scopes trial.
Who are you This your writing Yes. But all I want is a fair trial. My friends, my dear friends Your attention, please. The star-studded cast included Paul Muni, a well-known stage and film actor who had been retired for six years but emerged from retirement to play Drummond. Don't worry about it, Mort.