The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 1938
Director: Norman Taurog
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 5-030697-004307
Running time: 1:27 (87 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: PAL, 1.33:1, Full Frame
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Single-Layered
Released: September 16, 2002
Collection type: Owned (#4721)
Status: Available
Purchase date: March 26, 2007
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 8 / 10
Review (video): 0 / 10
Overview
"The Adventures of Tom Sawyer", Mark Twain's unforgettable boyhood hero, is sure to please young and old alike. This vividly nostalgic tale of boyhood adventures in Missouri is timeless, combining danger, young romance, and suspense into one memotable story and outstanding classic. Tom Sawyer is the mischievous ward of gruff Aunt Polly, and the object of his Cousin Sid's dissatisfaction. Although Tom isn't very good in school, he tricks the neighbourhood kids into whitewashing the fence for him. Later, Tom narrowly escapes death himself at the hands of a murderer.
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Genres
Family
Studios
Production Studios:
 • ABC Pictures Corp.
 • FreemantleMedia Ltd.
 • Prism Leisure Corp.
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
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PAL-Format
Features
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Crew
Direction
Norman Taurog....Director
Writing
Mark Twain....Original Material By
John V.A. Weaver....Screenwriter
Production
David O. Selznick....Producer
Cinematography
James Wong Howe....Cinematographer
Film Editing
Margaret Clancey....Film Editor
Music
Max Steiner....Composer
Sound
William R. Fox....Sound Editor
Art
William Cameron Menzies....Production Designer
Lyle R. Wheeler....Art Director
Cast
Tommy Kelly....Tom Sawyer
Jackie Moran....Huckleberry Finn
Ann Gillis....Becky Thatcher
May Robson....Aunt Polly
Walter Brennan....Muff Potter
Victor Jory....Injun Joe
David Holt....Sid Sawyer
Nana Bryant....Mrs. Thatcher
Victor Kilian....Sheriff
Olin Howlin....Mr. Dobbins, Schoolmaster
Donald Meek....Sunday School Superintendent
Charles Richman....Judge Thatcher
Margaret Hamilton....Mrs. Harper
Marcia Mae Jones....Mary Sawyer
Mickey Rentschler....Joe Harper