Liberty and Justice for All: Classic Movies and the Things that Matter Most in a Free Society is a film study guide designed for high school and college students as well as young adults. The seven classic films in this study guide dramatize in moving images what the words ‘liberty’ and ‘justice’ can mean for a self-governing people.
From Frank Capra’s Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) to William Wyler’s The Big Country (1958) the civic virtues that sustain us are explored: the civic virtues of friendship, prudence, moral courage, generosity of spirit, honor, and patriotism come alive in these seven celebrated classic films.
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The analysis and discussion of each film in this Study Guide features:
- Story Line
- Film Facts
- Film Critic’s Corner
- Film History
- The Brilliance of Motion Picture Art: Dialogue, Direction, and Performance
- Discussion Questions