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Henry Drummond (Character)
from Inherit the Wind (1960)

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Based on Clarence Darrow of course, and true to the character of Darrow... See more »

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  1. Inherit the Wind (1999) (TV) Played by Jack Lemmon

  2. Inherit the Wind (1988) (TV) Played by Jason Robards

  3. Inherit the Wind (1965) (TV) Played by Melvyn Douglas
    ... aka "Hallmark Hall of Fame: Inherit the Wind (#15.2)" - USA (anthology series)
  4. Inherit the Wind (1960) Played by Spencer Tracy

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From Inherit the Wind (1960)
E. K. Hornbeck: Aw, Henry! Why don't you wake up? Darwin was wrong. Man's still an ape. His creed's still a totem pole. When he first achieved the upright position, he took a look at the stars - thought they were something to eat. When he couldn't reach them, he decided they were groceries belonging to a bigger creature; that's how Jehovah was born.
Henry Drummond: I wish I had your worm's-eye view of history. It would certainly make things a lot easier.
E. K. Hornbeck: Oh ho, no! Not for you. No, you'd still be spending your time trying to make sense out of what is laughingly referred to as the "human race." Why don't you take your blinders off? Don't you know the future's already obsolete? You think man still has a noble destiny. Well I tell you he's already started on his backward march to the salt and stupecy from which he came.
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