Huck and Tom
- Not to be confused with the 1995 film Tom and Huck.
|Huck and Tom|
|Directed by||William Desmond Taylor|
|Written by||Mark Twain (stories)
Julia Crawford Ivers
|Distributed by||Famous Players-Lasky Co.
|Release dates||May 13, 1918|
Huck and Tom is an American drama film directed by William Desmond Taylor and released in 1918. The scenario by Julia Crawford Ivers is derived from the novels The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain. Robert Gordon and Jack Pickford reprise the title roles from the 1917 version of Tom Sawyer, a successful adaptation also directed by Taylor.
- Jack Pickford: Tom Sawyer
- Robert Gordon: Huck Finn
- George Hackathorne: Sid Sawyer
- Alice Marvin: Mary Sawyer
- Edythe Chapman: Aunt Polly
- Frank Lanning: Injun Joe
- Clara Horton: Becky Thatcher
- Tom Bates: Muff Potter
- Helen Gilmore: Widow Douglas
- Antrim Short: Joe Harper
- Jane Keckley: Mrs. Thatcher
- John Burton: Judge Thatcher
Upon its March 1918 release, Huck and Tom received lukewarm reviews. Variety called it "acceptable" and Photoplay described it as "not so fascinating, being an unbelievable mixture of boyish fancy and Brady melodrama."
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