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The Adventures of Mark Twain (1944)

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A dramatised life of Samuel Langhorn Clemens, or Mark Twain.

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Cast

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Olivia Langdon Clemens
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J.B. Pond
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Steve Gillis
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Oxford Chancellor
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Bret Harte
William Henry ...
Charles Langdon (as Bill Henry)
Robert Barrat ...
Walter Hampden ...
Jervis Langdon
Joyce Reynolds ...
Clara Clemens
Whitford Kane ...
Joe Goodwin, Editor
Percy Kilbride ...
Billings, Enterprise Typesetter
Nana Bryant ...
Mrs. Langdon
Jackie Brown ...
Dickie Jones ...
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A dramatised life of Samuel Langhorn Clemens, or Mark Twain.

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The Life Story of the Creator of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn - His keen pen wove a fabric of wit into the lives of Americans !


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22 July 1944 (USA)  »

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Las aventuras de Mark Twain  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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Trivia

The scene where Clemens receives an honorary degree from Oxford University in 1907 was the recreation of an event that C. Aubrey Smith, who plays the Oxford Chancellor, actually witnessed. See more »

Goofs

The epitaph quoted in the movie by Samuel Clemens was not for his wife's grave; rather, it was for his daughter Susie. See more »

Quotes

Mark Twain: Well I found out what a mine is anyway. It's a hole in the ground with a darn fool at the end of it.
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Referenced in So You Want to Be an Actor (1949) See more »

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A great biography
5 August 1998 | by (Eatontown, NJ, USA) – See all my reviews

Frederic March has a wonderful time playing the great author with all his humor and wisdom. This film is often overlooked, but it is one of the great bio-flicks. The settings, cast, Max Steiner score, and magic of the adventures add up to a funny and touching movie.

With a film like this available, I can report that the rumors of Mark Twain's death are indeed exaggerated.


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