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The Adventures of Mark Twain (1944)

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130 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

The dramatized life of immortal humorist Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known as Mark Twain, from his days as a riverboat pilot on the Mississippi River until his death in 1910 shortly after Halley's Comet returned.
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Alan Le May (screen play by) (adaptation by) | Harold M. Sherman (adaptation by) (play "Mark Twain") | Harry Chandlee (additional dialogue)
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Updated May 3, 1944

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Jul 22, 1944 (United States)

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Fredric March
Samuel Langhorne Clemens, aka Mark Twain Samuel Langhorne Clemens, aka Mark Twain   See fewer
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Alexis Smith
Olivia Langdon Clemens Olivia Langdon Clemens   See fewer
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Donald Crisp
J.B. Pond J.B. Pond   See fewer
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Alan Hale
Steve Gillis Steve Gillis   See fewer
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C. Aubrey Smith
Oxford Chancellor Oxford Chancellor   See fewer
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John Carradine
Bret Harte Bret Harte   See fewer
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William Henry
Charles Langdon (as Bill Henry) Charles Langdon (as Bill Henry)   See fewer
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Robert Barrat
Horace E. Bixby - Riverboat Captain Horace E. Bixby - Riverboat Captain   See fewer
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Walter Hampden
Jervis Langdon Jervis Langdon   See fewer
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Joyce Reynolds
Clara Clemens Clara Clemens   See fewer
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Whitford Kane
Joe Goodwin - Editor Joe Goodwin - Editor   See fewer
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Percy Kilbride
Billings - Enterprise Typesetter Billings - Enterprise Typesetter   See fewer
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Nana Bryant
Mrs. Langdon Mrs. Langdon   See fewer
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Pickpocket (uncredited) Pickpocket (uncredited)   See fewer
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Young Susie Clemens (uncredited) Young Susie Clemens (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lynn Baggett
Susie Clemens (uncredited) Susie Clemens (uncredited)   See fewer
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George (uncredited) George (uncredited)   See fewer
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Samuel Clemens - age 12 (uncredited) Samuel Clemens - age 12 (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.2 / 10 | 932 votes