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Tom and Huck (1995) Poster

(1995)

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During two months of Alabama filming, the production endured muggy heat, swarming bugs, a mysterious "killer" mulch that made several people sick, ferocious thunderstorms, and a tornado threat.
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Courtney Peldon (who would later appear on Home Improvement as Jonathan Taylor Thomas' love intrest, Lauren) plays a towns person in the film.
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In the book, Sid is Tom's half-brother. In this film, he is Tom's cousin.
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This film includes the "haunted house" scene while other live action film adaptations such as the 1938 film starring Tommy Kelly and the 1973 musical film starring Johnny Whitaker omit it.
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Mister Dobbins does not whip Tom in this production.
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The townspeople only honor Tom's tragic death in this production. In the book as well as other film adaptations, the townspeople honor both Tom and Huck's tragic deaths. Tom shows up at his own funerary service when Huck shoves him down into the church from its ceiling at the end of the ceremony.
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Spoilers 

The trivia item below may give away important plot points.

Unlike the book and other film adaptations of Mark Twain's 1876 novel, this film features two murders rather than only one murder. Injun Joe's victims in this production are Doctor Robinson and Emmett.
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