The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Movies & Media Adaptations

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In the 1930s, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was adapted twice as a black-and-white film under the title Huckleberry Finn, once ID 1931 by director Norman Taurog for Paramount, and then ID 1939 by MGM The latter is the most famous of the novel's adaptations It was directed by Richard Thorpe and starred Mickey Rooney as Huck and Rex Ingram as Jim The 1939 film is available on video from MGM/UA Home Entertainment.

An adaptation of the novel was produced for the "Climax" television program in 1954 by CBS. It starred Thomas Mitchell and John Carradine and is available from Nostalgia Family Video.

Another film version of the book was released by MGM ID 1960, this tune in color as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Directed by Michael Curtiz, the film starred Eddie Hodges as Huck, Archie Moore as Jim, and Tony Randall as the King. This adaptation is also available on...

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