The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Poster

Release Date: February 17th, 1938

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary
In the 1850s, Tom Sawyer (Tommy Kelly), a troublemaking orphan, lives with his controlling Aunt Polly (May Robson) in the small town of St. Petersburg. Tom spends his days skipping school, charming adults and wandering along the Mississippi River with his best friends, Huckleberry Finn (Jackie Moran) and Becky Thatcher (Ann Gillis). But when Tom and Huck take an oath of silence after witnessing a murder, their innocent adventures become matters of life and death.

Cast: Tommy Kelly, Jackie Moran, Ann Gillis, May Robson, Walter Brennan, Victor Jory, Spring Byington, Margaret Hamilton

Director: Norman Taurog

Genres: Adventure

Production Co: Selznick International Pictures

Distributors: United Artists

Keywords: Growing up, Amusing, Playful, Murder


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