WorldCat is the world's largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. http:\/\/\/oclc\/11516490> ; http:\/\/\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85123326>, http:\/\/\/vocabulary\/countries\/cau>, http:\/\/\/title\/-\/oclc\/11516490>. Would you also like to submit a review for this item? Directed by Alan Bridges. Please enter recipient e-mail address(es). ; Nebraskans for Public Television, Inc.; MCA Home Video (Firm);] -- Mark Twain uses his insight and wit to explore the issues of slavery, mother/son relationships, justice, and the many shapes of human folly. Please enter the message. Adam Sauter 262 views. This adaptation of Twain improves upon the original in several respects, while honoring Twain's cold-blooded satire of the slave-owning culture in which he grew up. Advanced embedding details, examples, and help! A mulatto slave switches her disconcertingly white baby with her master's son to protect it in a time of strong racial prejudice. User Ratings Wilson, however, has a lot more on the ball than anyone suspects. http:\/\/\/entity\/work\/data\/855820232#Place\/universal_city_ca> ; http:\/\/\/vocabulary\/countries\/cau> ; http:\/\/\/entity\/work\/data\/855820232#CreativeWork\/pudd_nhead_wilson> ; http:\/\/\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85123326> ; http:\/\/\/entity\/work\/data\/855820232#Person\/twain_mark_1835_1910> ; http:\/\/\/fast\/1204155> ; http:\/\/\/fast\/1120426> ; http:\/\/\/class\/791.4372\/> ; http:\/\/\/fast\/799733> ; http:\/\/\/entity\/work\/id\/855820232> ; http:\/\/\/entity\/work\/data\/855820232#Series\/mark_twain_classics> ; http:\/\/\/title\/-\/oclc\/11516490#PublicationEvent\/universal_city_ca_mca_home_video_1984> ; http:\/\/\/entity\/work\/data\/855820232#Agent\/mca_home_video> ; http:\/\/\/title\/-\/oclc\/11516490> ; http:\/\/\/entity\/work\/data\/855820232#Agent\/mca_home_video>, http:\/\/\/entity\/work\/data\/855820232#CreativeWork\/pudd_nhead_wilson>, http:\/\/\/entity\/work\/data\/855820232#Person\/twain_mark_1835_1910>, http:\/\/\/entity\/work\/data\/855820232#Place\/universal_city_ca>, http:\/\/\/entity\/work\/data\/855820232#Series\/mark_twain_classics>. EMBED (for hosted blogs and item tags) Want more? Some features of WorldCat will not be available. The depictions of Roxy, Tom, and Chambers are very accurate. No_Favorite. His fifth best novel is "Pudd'nhead Wilson", written in 1894, which is his last novel set in the Mississippi Valey he grew up in and loved. Director of photography, Walter Lassally; editor, Katharine Wenning. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. Mark Twain's Last Great Mississippi Novel, I enjoyed the film and hold it to be very "Twainesque. The E-mail Address(es) you entered is(are) not in a valid format. External Reviews Pudd'nhead Wilson, Mark Twain's attack on racial prejudice in the guise of a mystery tale, was adapted for television in 1984 by Philip Reisman Jr. Ken Howard plays lawyer "Pudd'nhead" Wilson, so named because of his silly behavior and foolish appearance. Please enter your name. (not yet rated) Pudd'nhead Wilson. The child grows up raised by whites. All four were turned into films on several occasions. You may send this item to up to five recipients. The name field is required. Please enter the subject. ... Pudd'nhead Wilson Film for Screenplays and Films Class - Duration: 5:36. I did enjoy the movie, and would recommend it to viewers of all ages. Metacritic Reviews. The clever invocation of Pudd'nhead Wilson's calendar quips was grand! | Having read the book and seen this movie, I believe Twain would have approved. I did enjoy the movie, and would recommend it to viewers of all ages. | The care and detailed thinking behind this production is evident on every hand, right down to some beautifully-cast minor roles (Scotty Bloch's aunt, for one). A mulatto slave switches her disconcertingly white baby with her master\'s son to protect it in a time of strong racial prejudice.\"@. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. 0 with reviews - Be the first.