The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1960 film)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a 1960 American drama film directed by Michael Curtiz. Based on the novel of the same name by Mark Twain, it was the third sound film version of the story and the second filmed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The film was the first adaptation of Huckleberry Finn to be filmed in CinemaScope and Technicolor. It stars Eddie Hodges as Huck and former boxer Archie Moore as the runaway slave Jim. Tony Randall also appeared in the film (and received top billing), and Buster Keaton had a bit role in what proved to be his final film for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, his former studio. Neville Brand portrayed Pap Finn, Huck's alcoholic father.
|The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn|
|Directed by||Michael Curtiz|
|Produced by||Samuel Goldwyn Jr.|
|Screenplay by||James Lee|
|Music by||Jerome Moross|
|Cinematography||Ted D. McCord|
|Edited by||Fredric Steinkamp|
Formosa Productions, Inc.
|Distributed by||Loew's Inc.|
In the pre-Civil War South, Huck escapes his brutal, criminal father by taking to the Mississippi River with a fugitive slave Jim. They have several adventures on their way to attempt to gain Jim's freedom.
- Eddie Hodges as Huckleberry Finn
- Archie Moore as Jim
- Tony Randall as The King of France
- Patty McCormack as Joanna Wilkes
- Neville Brand as Pap Finn
- Mickey Shaughnessy as The Duke
- Judy Canova as Sheriff's Wife
- Andy Devine as Mr. Carmody
- Sherry Jackson as Mary Jane Wilkes
- Buster Keaton as Lion Tamer
- Finlay Currie as Capt. Sellers
- Josephine Hutchinson as Widow Douglas
- Parley Baer as Grangeford Man
- John Carradine as Slave Catcher
- Royal Dano as Sheriff of Harlan
- Dean Stanton as Slave Catcher
- Dolores Hawkins as Riverboat Singer
- The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn at the American Film Institute Catalog
- The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study
- US and Canada figures see – "Rental Potentials of 1960", Variety, 4 January 1961 p 47.
- The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1960) – Articles. TCM.com. Retrieved on 2017-08-23.
- "Dell Four Color #1114". Grand Comics Database.
- Dell Four Color #1114 at the Comic Book DB (archived from the original)
- The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn on IMDb
- The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn at AllMovie
- The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn at the TCM Movie Database