The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1939 film)

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a 1939 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film adaptation of Mark Twain's 1884 novel of the same name, starring Mickey Rooney in the title role. The supporting cast features Walter Connolly, William Frawley and Rex Ingram. It was remade by MGM in 1960. A musical version was released in 1974.

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Theatrical release poster
Directed byRichard Thorpe
Written byHugo Butler
Waldo Salt (uncredited dialogue)
Based onAdventures of Huckleberry Finn
1884 novel
by Mark Twain
Produced byJoseph L. Mankiewicz
StarringMickey Rooney
Walter Connolly
William Frawley
Rex Ingram
CinematographyJohn F. Seitz
Edited byFrank E. Hull
Harold F. Kress (sup.)[1]
Music byFranz Waxman
Distributed byLoew's Inc.[2]
Release date
  • February 10, 1939 (1939-02-10)
Running time
92 minutes
CountryUnited States