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Hey, Boo: Harper Lee And To Kill A Mockingbird Opens In NY & La May 13

17 March 2011 10:45 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

Opens at New York.s Quad Cinema & Los Angeles. Laemmle Theatres on May 13

First Run Features will release Hey, Boo: Harper Lee and To Kill a Mockingbird fifty years after the novel was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction on May 4, 1961.This documentary film by Mary McDonagh Murphy explores the phenomenon To Kill a Mockingbird became and unravels some of the mysteries around the novelist.s life, including why she never published again.

Harper Lee.s first and only novel, To Kill a Mockingbird was instantly a beloved classic. The film version, starring Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch, won a trio of Academy Awards. Luminaries like Tom Brokaw list the novel among their all-time favorite books, and Oprah Winfrey calls it .our national novel.. It is still required reading in most classrooms and sells nearly a million copies every year.many more than The Catcher in the Rye, The Great Gatsby »

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