The Adventures of Mark Twain is an amazing journey of imagination, humour and heart, and a must for fans of Aardman Studios.
The film features a series of vignettes extracted from several of Mark Twain's works, built around a plot that features Twain's attempts to keep his "appointment" with Halley's Comet. Tom Sawyer, Becky Thatcher, and Huck Finn stow away with Mark Twain on an incredible journey in Twain s airship.
The journey introduces the three friends to a variety … mehrof the author s characters from; The Diary of Adam and Eve, Huckleberry Finn, The Mysterious Stranger, The Famous Jumping Frog of Caliverous County and Captain Stormfield s Visit to Heaven. The sequence based on The Mysterious Stranger reportedly received over ten million views upon being posted on YouTube. The sequence was allegedly banned from TV due to its 'disturbing content'.
The Adventures of Mark Twain was the first full length feature film in the magic of claymation, directed by Will Vinton (best known for The California Raisins animation).
BRAND NEW UNSEEN EXTRAS:
Commentary and interviews by Producer/Director Will Vinton and members of the cast and crew
The History of Claymation, a 25 minute doc, the origins of stop-motion, Claymation and 3D animation
The Amazing World of Claymation Tour of the popular exhibit hosted by Will Vinton
Behind the Scenes Video Clips and video news stories from ...Mark Twain s initial release
The Art of ...Mark Twain - a gallery of original concept art of characters and sets in pencil and paint