• Tom Sawyer (1973)

Tom Sawyer

Release Date: 1973

DVD Release Date: August 9th, 2005

G |1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary

Best friends Tom Sawyer (Johnnie Whitaker) and Huckleberry Finn (Jeff East) spend their days in their small Mississippi hometown causing havoc and having fun wherever they go. When the young Becky Thatcher (Jodie Foster) moves in to town, it throws an unexpected wrench into their friendship. But when one of Tom's friends finds himself in a jam, all three kids come together to help solve the problem in this musical retelling of the classic Mark Twain story.

Cast: Johnny Whitaker, Celeste Holm, Warren Oates, Jeff East, Jodie Foster, Lucille Benson, Henry Jones, Noah Keen

Director: Don Taylor

Genres: Children , Musical

Production Co: APJAC Productions

Keywords: Friendship, Spirited, Lighthearted, Heartwarming, Judge, Small town


Nominated Costume Design
Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Art Direction
Nominated Music (Scoring: Original Song Score and Adaptation -or- Scoring: Adaptation)