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Hey, Boo: Harper Lee & To Kill a Mockingbird

DVD

Source: First Run Features
82 minutes

This documentary tells the story of how Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird was created, and how the work has since become an American classic. With a relevant history of the American south and testimony from Harper Lee’s sister, as well as actors, authors, and Civil Rights activists, this documentary is a perfect companion to the novel and the 1962 film.

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