The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Selznick International (1938)
Adventure, Family, Special Interest
USA | English | Color | 1h 31min

An orphan in 1850 Missouri gets into a variety of scrapes, including a murder mystery. Entertaining David O. Selznick production of Mark Twain classic with more slapstick than Twain may have had in mind. Cave sequence with Injun Joe is unforgettable.

Cast View all

Walter Brennan Muff Potter
Victor Jory Injun Joe
Margaret Hamilton Mrs. Harper
Donald Meek Sunday School Superintendent
Olin Howland Mr. Dobbins - Schoolmaster
Jackie Moran Huckleberry Finn
Frank Darien Storekeeper
Erville Alderson District Attorney
Victor Kilian Sheriff
Frank O'Connor Mr. Harper
May Robson Aunt Polly
Nana Bryant Mrs. Thatcher
Arthur Aylesworth Defense Attorney
Eric Alden Assistant Defense Attorney
Robert McKenzie River Authority

Crew View all

Director Norman Taurog
Writer Marshall Neilan, Mark Twain, John V.A. Weaver
Producer David O. Selznick
Photography James Wong Howe
Musician Max Steiner


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