The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1939) Rated G

Huckleberry Finn hates the confines of  civilization, so he and a slave named Jim sail a raft down the Mississippi River. Based on the book by Mark Twain. Starring Mickey Rooney, Walter Connolly, William Frawley, Rex Ingram.

This is one of the most excellent film versions of Huckleberry Finn. Rooney, who was eighteen at the time, is older than the character he portrays. At times, he does appear older than a thirteen year old boy, but he does embody the precociousness of Huck Finn. The film brings the book to life and Ingram (Jim) counters Huck’s personality perfectly. This movie is worth a watch.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in 1939, Adventure, Based on a novel, Drama, family, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated G, reviews and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s