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Explore the life and legacy of Mark Twain, the man whose work gave American literature its voice. He was a great American original, a gifted and irreverent storyteller whose portrayal of a wild young nation captured the imagination of the world. Whether it be on the trails of the Wild West, the streets of New York, and in the shore towns of his beloved Mississippi River, Mark Twain lived out the greatest adventures of nineteenth-century America. Revisit the life of this literary giant from his carefree boyhood in Hannibal, Missouri to the devastating tragedies of his later life.

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Geneva Public Library DVD 921 TWAIN (Text)
Second Floor DVDs Nonfiction
52118100191987
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0767058372
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (46 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Full screen ; DVD.
  • Publisher: Burlington, VT : A&E Home Video ; [2002].

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally broadcast on television in 1995.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Camera, Steve White, Paul Johnson ; editor, Kevin P. Browne ; music, Christopher L. Stone.
Participant or Performer Note:
Host: Jack Perkins ; narrator: Blair Bess ; interviews with: Roger McGrath, David Carkeet, John V. Boyer, Forrest G. Robinson, Joe McCullough, Darryl Brock, Hamlin Hill.
Summary, etc.:
Explore the life and legacy of Mark Twain, the man whose work gave American literature its voice. He was a great American original, a gifted and irreverent storyteller whose portrayal of a wild young nation captured the imagination of the world. Whether it be on the trails of the Wild West, the streets of New York, and in the shore towns of his beloved Mississippi River, Mark Twain lived out the greatest adventures of nineteenth-century America. Revisit the life of this literary giant from his carefree boyhood in Hannibal, Missouri to the devastating tragedies of his later life.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Subject: Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
Authors, American > 19th century > Biography.
Imagination in literature.
Adventure and adventurers.
Genre: Documentary > Television series.
Biographical television programs.


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