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Hey, Boo: Harper Lee and To Kill a Mockingbird
- Mary Murphy

Overview - Featuring interviews with acclaimed writers Rick Bragg, Anna Quindlen, and Richard Russo, as well as insight from historians and noted civil rights figures, this program takes a look at the writing and extraordinary legacy of Harper Lee's novel TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD.  Read more...

 
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Overview

Featuring interviews with acclaimed writers Rick Bragg, Anna Quindlen, and Richard Russo, as well as insight from historians and noted civil rights figures, this program takes a look at the writing and extraordinary legacy of Harper Lee's novel TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD.

Cast List

Rich White - Additional Cinematography
Mary McDonagh Murphy - Director; Screenwriter; Producer
Jack Norflus
Lynn Rabren
Mary Badham - American Child Actress/1960s
Tom Brokaw - Journalist/News Anchor
Rosanne Cash - C&W Music Performer
Oprah Winfrey - Talk show host/actress
Andrew Young - Producer; Cinematographer; Editor; Director, Doc
Richard Russo - Screenwriter, KEEPING MUM (2006)
Mark Childress - Writer
Allan Gurganus
Scott Turow - American Author, PRESUMED INNOCENT
James Patterson - Novelist: "Kiss the Girls"
Anna Quindlen - Author
Christopher Seward
Adriana Trigiani
James McBride - Screenwriter
Michael Brown - Participant
Jennifer Laird White
Jane Beasley
Bob Mayer
Donna Coney Island
Boaty Boatwright
Rick Bragg
Joy Brown
Butts, Rev. Thomas Lane
Jane Ellen Clark
David Kipen
Wally Lamb
Alice Finch Lee
Diane McWhorter
Jon Meacham
Lizzie Skurnick
Lee Smith - Participant
Mary Tucker - Participant

 
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    DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 82
  • Color Format: (unknown/unconverted)
  • UPC: 720229914758
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Rating: NR
  • Release Date: July 2011

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Reviews:
"[T]he story it tells remains completely fascinating....With interviews with celebrities who are fans of the book and who give their thoughts as well as read selected passages." - 05/13/2011 Los Angeles Times


"HEY BOO settles into a pleasant rhythm. It gives the fascinating history of how the book came to be..." - 05/13/2011 New York Times


"Via photos and testimonials, it captures Lee's colloquial literary purity, her bond with Truman Capote, and her bravery in anticipating the civil rights era with her portrait of Deep South racism." -- Grade: B+ - 06/03/2011 Entertainment Weekly

 
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