I've been waiting to hear from you. The script was adapted by originally as Nathan E. God may be a Matter of indifference to the evolutionists, and the life beyond hold no charms for them. I have something to tell you. He was just bitter because of the little Stebbins boy! I like the sound of that.
Or don't you believe that the earth moves around the sun? But, your honor, the prosecution takes exception. Drummond : Do you think a man should have the same privilege as a sponge? Inherit the Wind Written by Characters Henry Drummond, Matthew Harrison Brady, E. Now get down on your knees and pray for forgiveness. Or does a sponge think? Bert, I've gone to my father's church every sunday as long as I can remember. Drummond says Cates will pay no fine and will appeal.
Davenport asks Dunlap whether he believes in the Bible. Drummond : Then how in perdition have you got the gall to whoop up this holy war about something that you don't know anything about? Brown condemns anyone who seeks forgiveness for Cates. I don't know why he did it. Well, with all due respect to the court, sir, I think the right to think is very much on trial here. Certainly most of the citizens in the movie's fictional town of Hillsboro, Tenn.
I hope counsel does not mean to imply that this court is bigoted. We'll do all we can to help you. Well, that's evolution for you. In contrast to his feelings towards Brady and the people of Hillsboro, Hornbeck, who supports evolutionary theory, is supportive of Cates and his courage to stand up for his beliefs. Faith is the most important thing! That won't be necessary to swear him in.
It's sad that we don't all have your positive knowledge of what is right and wrong, Mr. If you had a son, Mr. Outraged, Brady asks permission to speak to the crowd. I do not think the dignity of this court will suffer if we remove a few superfluous outer garments Does the, uh, defense have any objection to Col. Now, sir, I-I-I am right in calling upon you as an authority on. Now, how come they missed that little tidbit of news they missed it because it didn't happen. I have no objection to swearing to God.
The crowd laughs at Brady. I turned to your husband for help. Tell me, sir, would you call yourself a religious man Well, I guess I'm as religious as the next fellow. Well, I see we have both beauty and biology on our side. Henry Drummond , left and Matthew Harrison Brady , right in Inherit the Wind is a fictionalized account of the 1925 , which resulted in ' conviction for teaching 's to a high school , contrary to a.
Brady: -- my, my followers -- Drummond : The witness is excused! Sillers says he knows Cates only as a customer, not personally. It's the loneliest feeling in the world. Drummond : In other words, all of these folks were conceived and brought forth by the normal biological function known as sex. Drummond attempts to question Brady about his knowledge of the writings of Charles Darwin, but the Judge rules these questions out of order. Say now some of you out there are to that's why some of us act like monkeys.
What do you want me to teach them now He's still the same man. God, that's going to break down a lot of walls. Well, in view of my position, I. Compiled Documents for Inherit The Wind Play Script Download. Sarah Brady, Matthew Harrison Brady's wife; Mrs.
I watched you in court today. Howard, do you know what the heck. References within the Script: Clarence Darrow April 18,. Cates read it to us from a book. I could only wish for one thing. These include Meeker, a bailiff at the Hillsboro courthouse; Mrs. Brady: It's not an opinion.
This boy may not understand, but I do. It couldn't have been christmas. Let us have a book of Brady. I write for a newspaper. These are simple people, Henry, poor people.