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Mark Twain, 1835-1910 [videorecording] / Academy Media ; written, produced and directed by Malcolm Hossick.

Hossick, Malcolm. (Added Author). Wallace, Simon. (Added Author). Academy Media (Firm) (Added Author). Kultur International Films (Added Author).

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  • 5 out of 5 copies are currently available at PINES. (Show copies)
  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Three Rivers Regional Library System. (Show copies)
  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at St. Marys Library.

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Item details

  • ISBN: 0769779999
  • ISBN: 9780769779997
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: West Long Branch, NJ : Kultur International Films, c2005.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Special features: Includes overview of his major works (4 min.)
Major works: Celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County (1865) -- Tom Sawyer (1876) -- Letters from the Sandwich Islands (1866) -- Tom Sawyer detective & other stories (1896) -- Huckleberry Finn (1884) -- Innocents abroad (1869) -- Roughing it (1872) -- A tramp abroad (1880) -- Pudd'n Head Wilson (1894) -- A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court (1889) -- Joan of Arc (1896) -- Tom Sawyer abroad (1894) -- The prince and the pauper (1881) -- Life of the Mississippi (1883).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Simon Wallace, editor, Adrian Pickett.
Summary, etc.:
Twain as a humorist was master of the techniques of exaggeration. Sensitive to the sound of language, he introduced colloquial speech into American fiction.
System Details:
DVD, all regions, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., NTSC.
Subject: Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
Authors, American > 19th century > Biography.
Humorists, American > 19th century > Biography.
Journalists > United States > Biography.
Genre: Biographical films.
Biographical (Nonfiction)

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