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Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn : a musical adaptation

Author: Richard M ShermanRobert B ShermanArthur P JacobsJ Lee ThompsonJeff EastAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English
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This musical rendering of Mark Twain's classic captures the genuine friendship between Huckleberry Finn and Jim. Strong-willed and self-raised, Huck decides to flee his hometown of Hannibal, Missouri, when his cruel absentee father tries to kidnap him. Accompanying him is the sharp-witted Jim, who fears he is about to be sold. As this unlikely pair journey north to freedom, they develop a bond of friendship and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fiction films
Children's films
Musical films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Fiction
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Richard M Sherman; Robert B Sherman; Arthur P Jacobs; J Lee Thompson; Jeff East; Paul Winfield; Harvey Korman; David Wayne; Arthur O'Connell; Gary Merrill; Natalie Trundy; Mark Twain; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.; United Artists Corporation.; Reader's Digest Association.; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
ISBN: 0792867793 9780792867791
OCLC Number: 61330140
Language Note: In English (Stereo Surround) or Español (mono) with optional subtitles in English, Español and Français; closed-captioned.
Notes: Based upon 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn' by Mark Twain.
Special features: Theatrical trailer (2 min.).
Credits: Director of photography, Laszlo Kovacs ; film editor, Michael F. Anderson ; music conducted and supervised by Fred Werner ; 'Freedom' performed by Roberta Flack ; choreography by Marc Breaux.
Cast: Jeff East (Huckleberry Finn), Paul Winfield (Jim), Harvey Korman (the King), David Wayne (the Duke), Arthur O'Connell (Col. Grangerford), Gary Merrill (Pap), Natalie Trundy (Mrs. Loftus).
Event notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1974.
Target Audience: MPAA Rating: Rated G.
Description: 1 videodisc (114 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital Surround, Dolby Digital mono; full screen, modified to fit television screen.
Contents: Main title/Freedom --
Abducted --
Rotten luck --
Cairo, Illinois --
Grangerford Manor --
Matter of honor --
Close call --
Royalty --
New tragedy --
Suddenly in mourning --
Into His hands --
What's right, what's wrong --
Swindling swindlers --
Saving Jim --
Partners --
End credits.
Other Titles: Huckleberry Finn (Motion picture : 1974)
Musical adaptation
Huckleberry Finn
Responsibility: Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists ; Reader's Digest presents an Arthur P. Jacobs production ; music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman ; screenplay by Robert B. Sherman and Richard M. Sherman ; produced by Arthur P. Jacobs ; directed by J. Lee Thompson.

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This musical rendering of Mark Twain's classic captures the genuine friendship between Huckleberry Finn and Jim. Strong-willed and self-raised, Huck decides to flee his hometown of Hannibal, Missouri, when his cruel absentee father tries to kidnap him. Accompanying him is the sharp-witted Jim, who fears he is about to be sold. As this unlikely pair journey north to freedom, they develop a bond of friendship and mutual respect that will help them brave a series of thrilling adventures with a few narrow escapes.

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