Tom Sawyer

Directed by: William Desmond Taylor, USA, 1917

USA, 1917
Plakatmotiv Tom Sawyer, © Production Company

Cast and Credits

Distribution Paramount Pictures, Inc.
Producer Jesse L. Lasky [Presenter]
Director William Desmond Taylor
Scenario William Desmond Taylor
Based on Mark Twain [Novel]
Director of Photography Homer Scott
Cast Jack Pickford [Thomas 'Tom' Sawyer]
Robert Gordon [Huckleberry Finn]
George Hackathorne [Sid Sawyer]
Alice Marvin [Mary Sawyer]
Edythe Chapman [Aunt Polly]
Antrim Short [Joe Harper]
Clara Horton [Becky Thatcher]
Helen Gilmore [Widow Douglas]
Carl Goetz [Alfred Temple]
Olive Thomas [Choir Member (not credited)]

Technical specifications
Category: Feature Film
Technical Details: Format: 35 mm, 1:1,33 - Ratio: 1:1,33 - Black and White,, 5000 feet, 5 reels
Sound System: silent
First Screening: December 10, 1917 in USA
US Copyright: November 07, 1917 - ©LP.11703
Survival Status: Prints of this picture exist [Archiv: George Eastman House (Rochester), Library of Congress (Washington)]

General Information

Tom Sawyer is a motion picture produced in the year 1917 as a USA production. The Film was directed by William Desmond Taylor, with Jack Pickford, Robert Gordon, George Hackathorne, Alice Marvin, Edythe Chapman, in the leading parts. We have currently no synopsis of this picture on file; There are no reviews of Tom Sawyer available.

Bibliography - Motography, 22 December 1917, pp 1304-05.
- The Motion Picture News, 22 December 1917, pg 4400.
- The Motion Picture News, 29 December 1917, pg 4434.
- The Moving Picture World, 10 February 1917, pg 866.
- The Moving Picture World, 29 December 1917, pp 1995-96.
- The New York Dramatic Mirror, 8 December 1917, pg 16.
- The New York Dramatic Mirror, 15 December 1917, pg 18.
- New York Times, 3 December 1917, pg 13.
- Variety, 7 December 1917, pg 50.
- Wid's Film Daily, 13 December 1917, pg 800.

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