July 21, 1989: Do the Right Thing

Do the Right Thing

A Brief History On July 21, 1989, Do the Right Thing, an American comedy-drama film produced, written, and directed by Spike Lee, who also played the part of Mookie in the film, was released in the United States of America.  Other members of the cast include Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson, Giancarlo Esposito, Bill Nunn, John Turturro, and Samuel L. Jackson. It is also notably...
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December 12, 1967: Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

A Brief History On December 12, 1967, Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, an American comedy-drama film produced and directed by Stanley Kramer, and written by William Rose, was released in the United States of America.  The film stars Spencer Tracy, Sidney Poitier, and Katharine Hepburn, and features Hepburn’s niece Katharine Houghton. The film was one of the few films of the time to...
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December 25, 1962: To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird

A Brief History On December 25, 1962, To Kill a Mockingbird, an American drama film directed by Robert Mulligan, opened in theaters.  The screenplay by Horton Foote is based on Harper Lee‘s 1960 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name. It stars Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch and Mary Badham as Scout.  The film received overwhelmingly positive reviews from critics and was a box-office success, earning more than 10 times...
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