Happy birthday, @ceciliapeck! 💞🎂 I hope that you've had a wonderful day! Thank you for all you do, you are so kind, I'm very lucky to know you! -
Question: "That was one of my questions, actually. Atticus Finch is one of the best fathers in all literature. How did Mr. Peck compare?"
Cecilia Peck: "He was so kind and so loving. So ... strict and firm with us as children, but he was very much like the dad in the book as a person as well as a father. How rich he is. How great he is. How he raised us as children was so grand. He was so in love with my mother. He had found his true love. His soul mate. I got to grow up, really in a house full of love. How does he compare? I got to grow up with the best and most loving dad in the world." ~From 'Growing Up with Atticus Finch: An Interview with Cecilia Peck
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Gregory Peck talking about “To Kill A Mockingbird” in a 1963 interview.
3,84710614 July, 2018
“Tough times don't last, tough people do, remember?” -Gregory Peck, photo by John Engstead, 1946. ⭐️
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Gregory and Mary Badham in a publicity photo for "To Kill a Mockingbird," 1962 ❤
Happy Sunday! We tried a vegan/vegetarian spot today and it did not disappoint - @tumerico was fantastic. I went with my favorite breakfast of chilaquiles. For the first time in forever, I tasted a sauce tasted the way my mom makes sauce for chilaquiles AND I tried #jackfruit for the first time! It was great in this dish. Gonna have to see what other dishes jackfruit is a rockstar in. Also watched To Kill a Mockingbird on the big screen, what a stellar movie! #chilaquiles#sundayfun#atticusfinch#harperlee
“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view..until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.” - Atticus Finch [played by Gregory Peck in To Kill A Mockingbird]
I was so glad to catch this movie in a theatre. I have read this book countless time and seen the movie just as many. But this was the first time to see it on the big screen.
Growing up in a small, time-frozen, racist town, this book was the first time I found myself really answering the question, “What kind of man are you?” I want to be like Atticus Finch.
After wanting to read “To Kill a Mockingbird” for years (and having it on my shelf for years and years), I finally read it (and part audio booked it) this past week. 📖
At so many times it was difficult to read or listen to, since it was written in the 1960’s and from the perspective of young Scout in the the deep south (Maycomb, Alabama). Racism runs rampant and racial slurs were used as everyday adjectives. It just makes me cringe and smh. 🤦🏼♀️
Sissy Spacek did the audiobook narration and she did a phenom job! I did think the book was well written, the story had many lessons to be learned, and I thought Atticus Finch was a respectful, class act of a man... which is why I am apprehensive to read “Go Set a Watchman”. I have had many readers say they hated this second Harper Lee book and many people felt she was pressured by her publisher to get a 2nd book written before she passed away (Watchmen came out 7/14/15, Ms Lee passed away 2/19/16...) In this 2nd part to Mockingbird apparently Atticus is shown to be a big ol’ racist himself (wait, what?! The same awesome dude from part 1?? Whyyyyy, Harper, whhhhhyyyy??? 🤦🏼♀️)
So even though I have Watchmen, I may skip it... or maybe I will read it someday.🤷🏼♀️ And I did buy the dvd of “To Kill a Mockingbird” because I can’t find it on any streaming services to watch. I think I saw the movie in school many years ago, but I can’t remember. 🤔
Sunday flights of Chilean wine at @atticusfinchbar A precursor to my trip next week. Completely new varietals for me, I love it when what you drink changes the way I think about a style which these wines do in buckets!
Mucho antes de que El Hobbit o El Señor de los Anillos vieran la luz, Tolkien empezó a trabajar en la que él pensaba que iba a ser la gran obra de su vida; El Silmarillion.
He aquí la versión extendida y definitiva de uno de los grandes relatos que conforman esta obra. El último de los cuentos perdidos de la Tierra Media, el recordatorio de que la ruina alcanza incluso a las cosas más bellas y que no estamos sujetos para siempre a los confines del mundo.
Some of my favorite heroes in film:
- The Fellowship (The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring)
- Atticus Finch (To Kill a Mockingbird)
- Rick Blaine (Casablanca)
- John McClane (Die Hard Franchise)
- Rocky Balboa (Rocky Franchise)
- Clarice Starling (The Silence of the Lambs)
- Luke Skywalker (Star Wars Franchise)
- James Bond 007 (Janes Bond Franchise)
Indiana Jones (Indiana Jones Franchise)
Tuve tanta suerte con mi padre que cuando leí y vi “Matar a un ruiseñor” creí que se podía haber inspirado en él. Doy gracias por este regalo que fue ser su hija.
Feliz día del padre!!!
Atticus Finch, personaje protagonista de la novela “Matar a un ruiseñor” publicado por Harper Lee en 1960 aparecía ya en una novela anterior “Ve y pon un centinela” publicada posteriormente en 2015.
En 1962, Robert Mulligan la llevaría a la gran pantalla con Gregory Peck como protagonista. 🎥❤️🎥
Hay tanto publicado sobre este personaje y esta obra que añadir siempre peca de incompleto. Para aquellos que no las hayáis disfrutado, tanto el libro como la película, son obras maestras que nos reconcilian con nosotros, que nos recuerdan el verdadero sentido de nuestra existencia, de nuestros valores y del compromiso con los demás. El arte consigue abrir puertas y corazones, transformar la sociedad, este es un claro ejemplo. .
Como cotilleo literario, siempre me interesó la amistad entre Harper Lee y Truman Capote (recomendadísimo también)
Confession: I always, always, always read the assigned summer reading for school, and then one year I just found To Kill A Mockingbird so incredibly boring that I decided I would just wing it and not read it like so many other kids did. And I did so horribly on the test when we got back to school 😂 I laugh now, but I was so mortified them. I think I got like 76 or something. I still remember! But last week I was looking fo an audio book on my @nypl app to listen to on my commute, and saw that To Kill A Mockingbird was available! (If you’re into the enneagram, I’d also heard recently that Atticus Finch is most likely an enneagram #1 character, like me!) So I downloaded it and I have been loving it! I’m almost to the end, and oh my goodness, Atticus Finch really is such an inspiring character, don’t you think? Did you love To Kill A Mockingbird, or did you also skip that on your summer reading list? Haha. Also, I’m about to the end, and need more book suggestions!
34818 March, 2019
Shoot all the bluejays you like but remember... it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird. -Atticus Finch