The great news lull continues, but we will not let that interfere with our blogging activity. Therefore, dear reader, from the movie version of Inherit the Wind, we bring you a couple of videos. The dialogue of the first one is generally true to the trial transcript, but not entirely. Bryan, for instance, didn’t think the six days of creation were necessarily six days of 24 hours. He could be described as an old-earth creationist.
In the trial transcript, Darrow’s questioning of Bryan was extensive — he went into the Flood, the Tower of Babel, and other things. The movie cut all that out, and Bryan’s blow-up at the end didn’t happen. Nevertheless, the film version is reasonably accurate as to the tenor of the event.
The first video is a bit more than six minutes long. After you’ve seen that, here’s part 2; it’s nine and a half minutes long. Have fun.
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