To Kill a Mockingbird

(1962)

Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his kids against prejudice.

EXCLUSIVE: Cecilia Peck Talks ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ Blu-ray

There are certain books that are essentially required reading for nearly every American high school student, no matter where they may hail from. One of those literary classics is Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, which was adapted into the classic film starring Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch, still one of the most beloved performances of all time. Universal Studios Home Entertainment is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of To Kill a Mockingbird with brand new Blu-ray and DVD editions arriving January 31. I had the privilege of speaking with Gregory Peck's daughter, Cecilia Peck, about this timeless classic which finally makes its debut on Blu-ray. Here's what she had to say below.

It's so great that this is getting a Blu-ray version. I don't think I've seen this since high school, and I loved it back then.

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CONTEST: Win ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ on Blu-ray

Universal Studios Home Entertainment will release the 1962 classic To Kill a Mockingbird in new 50th Anniversary editions on Blu-ray and DVD January 31. We have a contest running and we're giving away copies of this Blu-ray set to our readers. These prizes will surely go fast, so enter this contest today.

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Universal Pictures Celebrates 100th Anniversary with Restoration of 13 Classic Films

Universal will mark its 100th anniversary in 2012, and will commemorate its centennial with a yearlong celebration honoring the studio's rich film history and cultural legacy. The campaign draws its inspiration from Universal's extraordinary and diverse library of films, many of which will be highlighted throughout the year, and is designed to engage fans of all ages in the art of moviemaking.

A significant element of the centennial includes the extensive restoration of 13 of the studio's most beloved titles such as To Kill a Mockingbird, All Quiet on the Western Front, Jaws, The Sting, Out of Africa, Frankenstein and Schindler's List.

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‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ Blu-ray Trailer

Universal Studios Home Entertainment has announced To Kill a Mockingbird will be released in new Blu-ray and DVD editions on January 31, 2012. The studio has also released the Blu-ray trailer for To Kill a Mockingbird, which you can watch below. You can also read the full press release with official details on these special editions below the trailer.

To Kill a Mockingbird, one of the screen's most beloved and critically acclaimed films, celebrates its 50th anniversary with a commemorative Limited Edition Collector's Series Blu-ray Combo Pack as well as on Blu-ray 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 half-century mark, digitally remastered and fully restored from high resolution 35MM original film elements, plus more than three-and-a-half hours of bonus features chronicling the making of the cinematic masterpiece.

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