Inherit the Wind
Inherit the Wind is a play by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee. It is a fictionalized account of the Scopes Trial, with the parts of real-life opposing attorneys William Jennings Bryan and Clarence Darrow being named Matthew Harrison Brady and Henry Drummond, respectively.
The play has been made into three made-for-television movies, and a screen version, in 1960. The film stars Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, Gene Kelly, Dick York, Harry Morgan, Claude Akins, Noah Beery Jr. and Florence Eldridge.
The movie was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Spencer Tracy), Best Cinematography, Black-and-White, Best Film Editing and Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium.