The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Selznick International (1938)
Adventure, Family, Special Interest
USA | English | Color | 1h 31min
7.3

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

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
Victor Kilian Sheriff
Nana Bryant Mrs. Thatcher
Olin Howland 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
Cora Sue Collins Amy Lawrence
Philip Hurlic Little Jim
Eric Alden Assistant Defense Attorney
Erville Alderson District Attorney
Byron Armstrong Willy Fisher
Arthur Aylesworth Defense Attorney
Georgie Billings Benjamin Rogers
Tommy Bupp Schoolboy
Hugh Chapman Schoolboy
Luke Cosgrave Old Soldier
Frank Darien Storekeeper
Roland Drew Dr. Robinson
Betsy Gay Susie Harper
Hollis Jewell Schoolboy
Edward LeSaint Coroner at Trial
Lon McCallister Schoolboy
Frank McGlynn Sr. Minister
Robert McKenzie River Authority
Bruce Mitchell Deputy
Bob Murphy Bailiff
Harry Myers Irate Churchgoer
Frank O'Connor Mr. Harper
Jean Porter Pauline - Schoolgirl
A.W. Sweatt Schoolboy
Dan Wolheim Deputy
Olin Howlin Mr. Dobbins

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

Editions

Barcode Format Region Released Edition
738329231880 Blu-ray Disc A Jul 10, 2018
4250282136515 Blu-ray Disc
096009082949 DVD 1 Sep 04, 2012
5030697004307 DVD 1 Sep 16, 2002
647715110725 DVD 1 Apr 29, 2008
738329231873 DVD 1 Jul 10, 2018
5030697011640 DVD 2 Jan 01, 2008
8715664033630 DVD
8809097754481 DVD
4710884319216 DVD
0677379019201 DVD Apr 11, 2000
886470448357 DVD
013131037937 VHS
086162801433
086162801464 LaserDisc