Mark Twain

Mark Twain

Part 1

Streaming Video - 2009
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Covering both biographical and literary ground, this documentary by Ken Burns profiles author Samuel Clemens from birth to age 50. Viewers gain an understanding of Clemens' disparate interests and priorities, the historical period in which he rose to prominence, and the impact of Huckleberry Finn on the American sensibility. Novelist Russell Banks and playwright Arthur Miller provide commentary. Rare archival photos and materials are seen throughout the program.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2009], c2001
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (112 min.) :,sd., col., digital file
Alternative Title: Mark Twain (Television program)


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