In a small Missouri town in the 1840s, teenage Tom Sawyer and his best friend Huckleberry Finn witness a murder, run away to become pirates and return home in time for their own funeral.

Director:

John Haggott

Writers:

Frank Luther, Mark Twain (novel)

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Jimmy Boyd ... Huckleberry Finn
Kevin Coughlin ... Joe Harper
Timmy Everett Timmy Everett ... Ben Rogers
Bennye Gatteys Bennye Gatteys ... Becky Thatcher
Frank Luther Frank Luther ... Narrator
Matt Mattox Matt Mattox ... Injun Joe
John Sharpe John Sharpe ... Tom Sawyer
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Storyline

In a small Missouri town in the 1840s, teenage Tom Sawyer and his best friend Huckleberry Finn witness a murder, run away to become pirates and return home in time for their own funeral.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 November 1956 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Theatre Guild See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The show was presented in three acts, and Frank Luther's song score features "In the Spring," "Missouri Meadowlark," "Warts Chant: Devils Follow Corpse," "Spunkwater," "Why Do You Want To Kiss Me?," "There's a New Girl in Town," "Run, Run, Run Chant," "Oath Chant: We Will Never Tell," "What Do You Kiss For?," "That's the Life For Me," "He Wasn't a Bad Boy," "Aunt Polly's Prayer," "Storm Come A-Risin'," "I Want To Go Home," "The Time Has Come To Say Goodbye," "We'll All Shout Together in the Morning," "It Ain't Fer Me," "Please Make Up," "Have a Happy Holiday" and "We'll All Shout Together in the Morning (Reprise)." The cast album, released several months later, features additional songs not used in the show, including "You Can't Teach An Old Dog New Tricks," "I've Got to Whitewash the Fence," "My Love Has Gone Away" and "That Lucky Boy is Me." Omitted from the cast album is "Spunkwater" and the chants. See more »

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