Heroic and courageous in equal measure, Atticus Finch truly is a top pop. Political, well-informed and studious, Scout’s dad is an intelligent, professional fellow who devotes himself to his work and his children in equal measure. Join us in celebrating Harper Lee’s saintly sire, ahead of the release of Go Set A Watchman next month with a gallery from the 1962 film adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird.
Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch on the set of the 1962 film.
“It was times like these when I thought my father, who hated guns and had never been to any wars, was the bravest man who ever lived.”
Gregory Peck shares a scene with Mary Badham, who played Scout Finch.
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