A well-made musical version of Mark Twain's classic tale of life on the Mississippi. The musical score was composed by Robert and Richard Sherman. Academy Award Nominations: 3.
This is cinema's first musical version of Mark Twain's children's classic, "Tom Sawyer." It follows the boyhood adventures of a very clever, but somewhat lazy fellow -- Tom Sawyer -- and his orphaned friend Huckleberry Finn in Hannibal, Missouri.
Family (General) |
Kids Adventure |
Shot in Panavision.
A Jacobs/Reader's Digest/UA production.
Songs featured: "Gratifaction," "A Man's Gotta Be," "Hannibal Mo-Zouree!"