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2014-04-07 23:24:51

Mockingjay vs. Mockingbird: Shmoop tallies up the votes and awards the 2014 Literary March Madness Tournament Trophy. Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 After four intense rounds and thousands of votes, Shmoop is proud to announce their 2014 Literary March Madness winner. With 55% of the vote, To Kill a Mockingbird has risen above its page-turning competitors to become the ultimate champion. A CUTTHROAT COMPETITION Shmoop’s Literary March Madness began with sixteen competitors...

2012-11-02 07:26:05

GETTYSBURG, Pa., Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The votes of an independent Presidential Poll have been tabulated and the results are very revealing about the upcoming presidential election. Jessica James, an award-winning historical fiction author, conducted the poll that asked avid readers to choose the literary character they think best exemplifies the qualities of a U.S. president. Voters overwhelmingly chose Atticus Finch, the main character from the classic novel To Kill A Mockingbird....

2012-08-16 02:23:27

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OVERVIEW: For 100 years, Universal Pictures has been entertaining audiences all around the world with some of the most unforgettable movies ever made. For a limited time only, own a piece of Hollywood history with the Universal 100th Anniversary Collection arriving on Blu-ray(TM) and DVD on November 6, 2012 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. The collection features a selection of 25 unforgettable films that helped shape the...

2012-04-19 10:22:01

MONROEVILLE, Ala., April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The annual spring production of "To Kill a Mockingbird" will open this evening in a new outdoor amphitheater sponsored by Georgia-Pacific. Patrons attending the play, based on Monroeville native Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize winning novel, will now enjoy a completely new venue on the enhanced landscaped lawn on the downtown courthouse square. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120419/CL90836-a ) (Photo:...

2012-04-03 10:22:05

NEW YORK, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- USA Network, the American Film Institute (AFI) and Universal Pictures proudly announce the exclusive airing of "To Kill A Mockingbird" on Saturday, April 7th at 8PM ET/PT on USA, featuring a special introduction from President Barack Obama. The airing on USA marks the first national broadcast of the digitally remastered and fully restored classic. Based on Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, the film tells the story of lawyer Atticus Finch...

2011-12-06 14:53:00

MONROEVILLE, Ala., Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Monroeville City Council and Monroe County Commission adopted a joint resolution Tuesday honoring its international business legacy and designating an annual International Day to celebrate the contributions of international companies and residents. They also formed a Joint Council on International Hospitality to coordinate communitywide adoption of the Universal Human Rights Pledge and to recommend policies to assure that the...

2011-11-28 09:00:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --To Kill a Mockingbird, one of the screen's most beloved and critically acclaimed films, celebrates its 50(th) anniversary with a commemorative Limited Edition Collector's Series Blu-ray(TM) Combo Pack as well as on Blu-ray(TM) Combo Pack and DVD from Universal Studios Home Entertainment on January 31, 2012. The powerful and poignant adaptation of Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel hits the...

2011-04-29 11:07:00

MONROEVILLE, Ala., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On opening night of the annual production of the "To Kill a Mockingbird" play in downtown Monroeville, Georgia-Pacific announced that it is sponsoring the construction of an outdoor amphitheater to host the play beginning in 2012. A preliminary design was revealed to patrons attending this season's first performance, which is based on Monroeville native Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize winning novel. Georgia-Pacific's donation to the Monroe...

2009-03-04 19:14:39

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Oscar-winning screenwriter Horton Foote died Wednesday in Hartford, Conn. He was 92. The Hartford Courant said the Texas native died while staying with his daughter, actress Hallie Foote, who is appearing in the Hartford Stage production of To Kill A Mockingbird. Hallie's father penned the Oscar-winning script for the 1962 adaptation of Harper Lee's novel, To Kill A Mockingbird. Horton Foote also won an Oscar for his screenplay for the 1983 movie Tender...

2008-12-21 11:48:47

Robert Mulligan, known best for directing the1962 movie To Kill a Mockingbird, has died in Lyme, Conn., at the age of 83, his nephew says. Mulligan's nephew, Robert Rosenthal, confirmed the Academy Award-nominated director died Saturday of heart disease, the Los Angeles Times reported Sunday. In addition to directing Mockingbird, which earned him the Oscar nomination for best director, Mulligan lent his talents to movies such as The Other and The Man in the Moon. Mulligan earned a reputation...