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|occupation(s) = Writer and lecturer
 
|occupation(s) = Writer and lecturer
 
|spouse = Olivia Langdon (1870-1904; her death)
 
|spouse = Olivia Langdon (1870-1904; her death)
|children = Langdon, Susy, Clara, and Jean}}'''Samuel Langhorne Clemens''', better known by his pen name '''Mark Twain''' was an American author and humorist best known for his books ''The Adventures of Tom Sawyer'' and ''The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.''
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|children = Langdon, Susy, Clara, and Jean}}'''Samuel Langhorne Clemens''', better known by his pen name '''Mark Twain''' was an American author and humorist best known for his books ''The Adventures of Tom Sawyer'' and ''The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn''.
   
 
==Adaptations==
 
==Adaptations==
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* [[The Prince and the Pauper|''The Prince and the Pauper'']] (1990 Mickey Mouse short)
 
* [[The Prince and the Pauper|''The Prince and the Pauper'']] (1990 Mickey Mouse short)
 
* ''Kingdom of the Sun'', the film that eventually became [[The Emperor's New Groove|''The Emperor's New Groove'']], was to be an Incan-flavored adaptation of the story before its significant overhaul.
 
* ''Kingdom of the Sun'', the film that eventually became [[The Emperor's New Groove|''The Emperor's New Groove'']], was to be an Incan-flavored adaptation of the story before its significant overhaul.
* ''[[A Modern Twain Story: The Prince and the Pauper]] ''(2007 Disney Channel Original Movie)
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* ''A Modern Twain Story: The Prince and the Pauper ''(2007 Disney Channel Original Movie)
 
''A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court'':
 
''A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court'':
 
* [[Unidentified Flying Oddball|''Unidentified Flying Oddball'']] (1979)
 
* [[Unidentified Flying Oddball|''Unidentified Flying Oddball'']] (1979)

Revision as of 18:46, December 29, 2019

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

Adaptations

The Tom Sawyer books:

The Prince and the Pauper:

  • The Prince and the Pauper (1962 telefilm on Walt Disney's The Wonderful World of Color)
  • The Prince and the Pauper (1990 Mickey Mouse short)
  • Kingdom of the Sun, the film that eventually became The Emperor's New Groove, was to be an Incan-flavored adaptation of the story before its significant overhaul.
  • A Modern Twain Story: The Prince and the Pauper (2007 Disney Channel Original Movie)

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court:

In Disney media

In the Disney theme parks, Mark Twain serves as the namesake and narrator of the Mark Twain Riverboat attractions. He also serves as a host of Epcot's The American Adventure opposite Benjamin Franklin.

in the TV Special Walt Disney: One Man's Dream (episode) 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.

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