Friday, January 25, 2013
The Return of Atticus Finch's Eyewear
“Two years ago, Anthony Peck, son of the late actor Gregory Peck, brought the spectacles his father wore as the heroic attorney Atticus Finch in the 1962 film To Kill a Mockingbird to eyewear company Oliver Peoples,” reports the Wall Street Journal. “Mr. Peck was looking for a way to honor the film's 50th anniversary, as well as his father's performance. The brand's founder, Larry Leight, knew the glasses well. 'Everybody in eyewear has always admired that image of Gregory Peck,' said Mr. Leight. And with the focal point of that image in his mind, Mr. Leight created a pair of sunglasses for his own label.” Read more.