Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain was an American author writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer best known for his books such as The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.


The Tom Sawyer books:

The Prince and the Pauper:

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court:

In Disney media

In the TV Special, Walt Disney: One Man's Dream, a Young Walt Disney meets Mark Twain played by Charles Aidman

Mark Twain appears as a character in the 1991 telefilm, Mark Twain and Me, played by Jason Robards.

In the backstory of the 2015 film, Tomorrowland, Mark Twain is an early member of Plus Ultra, reflecting his friendship with inventor Nikola Tesla.

Disney Parks

Tom Sawyer Island

Clemens' characters are featured in Tom Sawyer Island at the Disney Parks. While Clemens himself does not appear, the "Fort Langhorn" and, "Fort Sam Clemens" were both locations in the Magic Kingdom and Disneyland respectively, both named for the author.

Mark Twain Riverboat

In the Disney theme parks, Mark Twain serves as the namesake of the Mark Twain Riverboat attraction with dialogue of him playing. In Walt Disney World's counterpart to the attraction The Liberty Belle Riverboat, Sam serves as a narrator. The ride is set during Clemens' time as a steamboat sailor (in real-life he served aboard steamboats from 1857 to 1861) and him going by the name of Sam Clemens while serving one Captain Horace Bixby.

The Liberty Belle features a fictionalized version of Clemens, with him being familiar with fictional characters and locations like Beacon Joe, Big Thunder Mountain and the Haunted Mansion. He even mentions having been childhood friends with Mark Twain and Tom Sawyer and them having played together on Tom Sawyer Island.

American Adventure

He also serves as a host of Epcot's The American Adventure opposite Benjamin Franklin. He is here portrayed by an Audio-Animatronic figure.

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