on October 7, 1952
Mary Badham is best remembered as Scout in the 1962 movie To Kill a Mockingbird based on the novel by Harber Lee and starring Gregory Peck and Phillip Alford. She also had a starring role with Pat Cardi in Let's Kill Uncle.
The photo on the Left shows Phillip Alford, Mary Badham, and John Megna promoting To Kill A Mocking Bird. The photo on the Right is a wardrobe photo.
To Kill A Mockingbird was Harper Lee's first novel, for which she won a Pultizer Prize. Her second novel was never published.
In the photo on the Left, Scout meets the mysterious Boo Radley, played by Robert Duvall.
Even after the filming of To Kill A Mockingbird was completed, Mary Badham called Gregory Peck by his character's name "Atticus" for the rest of his life.