The Adventures of Tom Sawyer1938

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Directed by:
George Cukor, Norman Taurog and William A. Wellman

Starring Tommy Kelly, Jackie Moran, Ann Gillis, May Robson, Walter Brennan and Victor Jory, "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" (also known as "Toms Abenteuer", "Avventure di Tom Sawyer, Le") is a Family/Adventure film directed by George Cukor, Norman Taurog, & William A. Wellman, and written by John V.A. Weaver, released in the USA on February 17 of 1938.

Thrills! Adventure! Laughs! [1958 re-release]

Who is the director of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer":

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer was directed by George Cukor, Norman Taurog and William A. Wellman.

George Cukor was an American director. Before directing The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, he had directed I Met My Love Again, released in 1938, Camille (1936), Romeo and Juliet (1936), Sylvia Scarlett (1935), No More Ladies (1935), and The Personal History, Adventures, Experience, and Observation of David Copperfield, the Younger (1935). Since, George Cukor directed Zaza, released in 1939, The Women (1939), Gone with the Wind (1939), Susan and God (1940), The Philadelphia Story (1940), and A Woman's Face (1941).

Norman Taurog was an American director, and actor. Before directing The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, he had directed Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch, released in 1934, We're Not Dressing (1934), A Bedtime Story (1933), If I Had a Million (1932), The Phantom President (1932), and Skippy (1931). Since, Norman Taurog directed Mad About Music, released in 1938, Boys Town (1938), Lucky Night (1939), Broadway Melody of 1940 (1940), Young Tom Edison (1940), and Gold Rush Maisie (1940).

William A. Wellman was an American director, producer, writer, screenwriter, and actor. Before directing The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, he had directed A Star Is Born, released in 1937, The Robin Hood of El Dorado (1936), The Call of the Wild (1935), The President Vanishes (1934), Stingaree (1934), and Viva Villa! (1934). Since, William A. Wellman directed Beau Geste, released in 1939, Roxie Hart (1942), The Great Man's Lady (1942), Thunder Birds (1942), Buffalo Bill (1944), and This Man's Navy (1945).

What was the release date of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer":

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer was initially released on Thursday, February 17, 1938, in the United States.. This was eighty-one (81) years ago.

It has been released on Tuesday, May 10, 1938 in the United Kingdom; Friday, June 06, 1947 in France; Friday, March 12, 1954 in Germany; Wednesday, June 02, 1948 in Italy; Thursday, May 19, 1938 in Australia and on Thursday, May 01, 1952 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer":

At the casting of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer we find Tommy Kelly (Peck's Bad Boy with the Circus (1938), Gone with the Wind (1939)); Jackie Moran (Valiant Is the Word for Carrie (1936)); Ann Gillis (Under Your Spell (1936), The Garden of Allah (1936)) [ more... ]

  • Marcia Mae Jones and Tommy Kelly, Ann Gillis, Walter Brennan, Nana Bryant also appeared together in Nice Girl?, released in 1941.
  • Olin Howland and Tommy Kelly, Jackie Moran, Victor Jory have all also be seen in Gone with the Wind, released in 1939.
  • Philip Hurlic and Victor Kilian, Olin Howland, Mickey Rentschler can all be seen in Young Tom Edison, released in 1940.
  • Mickey Rentschler and Tommy Kelly, Ann Gillis, Nana Bryant can be seen in Peck's Bad Boy with the Circus, released in 1938.
  • Walter Brennan, Margaret Hamilton and Marcia Mae Jones can all be seen in These Three, released in 1936.
  • Jackie Moran, Nana Bryant and Marcia Mae Jones also appeared together in Mad About Music, released in 1938.
  • Ann Gillis, Victor Kilian and Cora Sue Collins also worked together in All This, and Heaven Too, released in 1940.
  • Jackie Moran, Walter Brennan and Margaret Hamilton also appeared in Mother Carey's Chickens, released in 1938.
  • Nana Bryant, Victor Kilian and Olin Howland also worked together in The Adventures of Mark Twain, released in 1944.

What is the Storyline of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer":

The United Artists release includes most of the sequences familiar to readers of the book, including the fence-whitewashing episode; a wild raft ride down the Mississippi River; Tom and Huckleberry Finn's attendance at their own funeral, after the boys, who were enjoying an adventure on a remote island, are presumed dead; the murder trial of local drunkard Muff Potter; and Tom and Becky Thatcher's flight through a cave as they try to escape from Injun Joe, who is revealed to be the real killer.


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