Tom Sawyer (1917 film)

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Tom Sawyer is a 1917 American silent comedy-drama/adventure film starring Jack Pickford, Robert Gordon, and Clara Horton; it is based on Mark Twain's 1876 novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Directed by William Desmond Taylor, the film was released by Paramount Pictures.

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Tom Sawyer
Theatrical poster
Directed byWilliam Desmond Taylor
Screenplay byJulia Crawford Ivers
Based onThe Adventures of Tom Sawyer
1876 novel
by Mark Twain
Produced byJesse L. Lasky
StarringJack Pickford
Robert Gordon
CinematographyHomer Scott (uncredited)
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • December 10, 1917 (1917-12-10) (United States)
Running time
59 mins.
44 mins. (2000 alternate version)
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)
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