Adventures of Mark Twain, The (2012)
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86 min.
Animation, Family
James Whitmore
Will Vinton
Hugh K. Tirrell
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01-Jan-1986
Synopsis
Tom Sawyer, Becky Thatcher, and Huck Finn stow away with Mark Twain on an incredible journey to meet with Halley's Comet – a journey that takes them through a variety of Twain's stories and characters, including "The Diary of Adam and Eve", "Huckleberry Finn", "The Mysterious Stranger", "The Famous Jumping Frog of Caliverous County" and "Captain Stormfield's Visit to Heaven". "The Adventures of Mark Twain" was the first all claymation feature film ever created where every aspect of the film is made of plasticene clay. According to film critic, Michael Medvid, this film is "the most original and audacious animated film since "Fantasia"'! And in the opinion of it's Director, Will Vinton, it is unlikely such an endeavor and "labor of love" will ever be attempted again. "It's the zenith of claymation! DVD EXTRAS: * Director's Commentary * Story of Claymation (16:44) * Behind the Scenes (14:57) * Selected Music Tracks * Still Image Gallery including Production Art * Interviews with key staff (53:38) WILL VINTON'S SHORTS • Closed Mondays (8:00) (Academy Award® Winner) • The Great Cognito (4:00) (Academy Award® Nominee) • A Christmas Gift (8:16) • The Famous Jumping Frog (4:00) • Dinosaur (13:00) • Legacy (6:00) • Mountain Music (8:00) • Go Down Death (8:00)...more
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