The Adventures of Mark Twain (1944 Film)

The Adventures Of Mark Twain (1944 Film)

The Adventures of Mark Twain is a 1944 biographical film starring Fredric March as Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) and Alexis Smith as his wife, Olivia. It was produced at Warner Brothers, and directed by Irving Rapper, with music by Max Steiner.

It was nominated for three Academy Awards at the 17th Academy Awards: Best Art Direction-Interior Decoration, Black-and-White (John Hughes and Fred M. MacLean); Best Effects Edward Linden, Special Effects (Paul Detlefsen (photographic), John Crouse (photographic), and Nathan Levinson (sound); and Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture (Max Steiner).

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