This evocative adaptation of Harper Lee's acclaimed novel is one of the best films ever made from a literary source, and one of the most beloved films of all time. Gregory Peck won the Best Actor Oscar for his portrayal of a small town, Depression-era Southern lawyer who courageously defends a black man (Brock Peters) against a false charge of rape. Robert Duvall co-stars as "Boo" Radley. The film also won Academy Awards for Adapted Screenplay (Horton Foote) and B&W Art Direction, and received nominations for Picture, Director, Supporting Actress (Mary Badham) and Original Score (Elmer Bernstein). Directed by Robert Mulligan (Summer of ’42).