Mark Twain

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Mark Twain is a documentary film on the life of Mark Twain, also known as Samuel Clemens, produced by Ken Burns in 2001 which aired on Public Broadcasting System on January 14 and 15, 2002. Burns attempted to capture both the public and private persona... read more

Mark Twain is a documentary film on the life of Mark Twain, also known as Samuel Clemens, produced by Ken Burns in 2001 which aired on Public Broadcasting System on January 14 and 15, 2002. Burns attempted to capture both the public and private persona of Mark Twain from his birth to his death. Some artistic license was taken, resulting in some historical inaccuracies and misrepresentations. The film was narrated by Keith David and the voice of Mark Twain was provided by Kevin Conway.

Original Release

01/14/2002

US Release

01/14/2002

Cast

Keith David Narrator (voice) / Narrator
Kevin Conway Mark Twain (voice) / Mark Twain
Blythe Danner Olivia "Livy" Langdon Clemens (voice) / Olivia 'Livy' Langdon Clemens
Philip Bosco (voice) / Other Voices
Tim Clark (voice) / Other Voices
Carolyn McCormick (voice) / Other Voices
Amy Madigan (voice) / Other Voices
Cynthia Nixon (voice) / Other Voices
John Boyer Himself / Self
Jocelyn Chadwick Herself / Self
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Ken Burns

Writers

Dayton Duncan, Geoffrey C. Ward

Cast

Keith David Narrator (voice) / Narrator
Kevin Conway Mark Twain (voice) / Mark Twain
Blythe Danner Olivia "Livy" Langdon Clemens (voice) / Olivia 'Livy' Langdon Clemens
Philip Bosco (voice) / Other Voices
Tim Clark (voice) / Other Voices
Carolyn McCormick (voice) / Other Voices
Amy Madigan (voice) / Other Voices
Cynthia Nixon (voice) / Other Voices
John Boyer Himself / Self
Jocelyn Chadwick Herself / Self
Shelly Fisher Fishkin Herself / Self
Dick Gregory Himself / Self
Hal Holbrook Himself / Self
Arthur Miller Himself / Self
Chuck Jones Himself / Self
Ron Powers Himself / Self
Laura Skandera-Trombley Herself / Self
William Styron Himself / Self
Mark Twain Self

Producers

Editors

Erik Ewers, Craig Mellish

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