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The Adventures of Mark Twain (1944)

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Release Date: Jul 22, 1944 Wide

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Dismissed by critics as corny and obvious in 1944, this overlong but sincere biopic looks pretty good when seen today, cliches notwithstanding. Fredric March, 47 at the time, convincingly plays American author Sam Clemens, aka Mark Twain, from his early 20s to his death at 75. In typical movie-biography fashion, every single incident that happens in Twain's life is an INSPIRATION: he hears the depth-indication call "Mark Twain" while working on a riverboat and his face lights up; he engages in a

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Documentary, Drama

Nov 10, 1993

Warner Bros

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Bearing strong physical resemblance to the character, Fredric March gives a solid performance in this overly long, episodic and simplified biopicture of the famed novelist.

May 4, 2010 Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com
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Solid but conventional biopic.

October 23, 2007 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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Loving, beautifully photographed tribute to Twain with stellar March performance.

July 7, 2006
Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers

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It's too long but does capture Twain's mystique. March is great in the lead.
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