Inherit the Wind

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  • NR
  • Genre(s): Drama History
  • Release year: 1988
  • Running time: 96 min
A biblical orator (Kirk Douglas) opposes a liberal lawyer (Jason Robards) defending a man for teaching Darwinism in the 1920s South.
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A biblical orator (Kirk Douglas) opposes a liberal lawyer (Jason Robards) defending a man for teaching Darwinism in the 1920s South.

Original Release

03/20/1988

US Release

03/20/1988

Cast

Kirk Douglas Matthew Harrison Brady
Jason Robards Harry Drummond / Henry Drummond
Darren McGavin E.K. Hornbeck
Jean Simmons Lucy Brady
Kyle Secor Bertram Cates
Michael Ensign Reverend Brown
Megan Follows Rachel Brown
John Harkins Judge
Don Hood Mayor
Josh Clark Davenport
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

David Greene

Writers

Jerome Lawrence, Robert E. Lee, John Gay

Cast

Kirk Douglas Matthew Harrison Brady
Jason Robards Harry Drummond / Henry Drummond
Darren McGavin E.K. Hornbeck
Jean Simmons Lucy Brady
Kyle Secor Bertram Cates
Michael Ensign Reverend Brown
Megan Follows Rachel Brown
John Harkins Judge
Don Hood Mayor
Josh Clark Davenport
Scotch Byerley Meeker
Ebbe Roe Smith Dunlap
Douglas Dirkson Mr. Bannister
Richard Lineback Sillers
Tom McCleister Bailiff
Jason Marin Howard
Ron Hayden Radio Newsman
Richard Gilbert-Hill Radio Newsman
Terry Wills Man at Counter
Kathy Kinney Woman at Depot

Producers

Peter Douglas Executive Producer
Robert A. Papazian Producer

Editors

Parkie L. Singh

1988EmmyOutstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1988EmmyOutstanding Drama/Comedy Special Won
1988EmmyOutstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Special Won
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