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10 Ratings

Mark Twain

Directed by Ken Burns
United States, 2001
Documentary, TV Movie

Synopsis

Ken Burns, the premiere documentarian of Americana, tackles the life of Mark Twain, the first writer with a uniquely American voice. In this installment in Burns’ “American Lives” series, the two 2-hour episodes explore a side of Twain that is unfamiliar to many.

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Mark Twain Directed by Ken Burns

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  • c5000's rating of the film Mark Twain

    “I came in with Halley's Comet in 1835. It is coming again next year, and I expect to go out with it. It will be the greatest disappointment of my life if I don't go out with Halley's Comet. The Almighty has said, no doubt: "Now here are these two unaccountable freaks; they came in together, they must go out together.” "This is fairy tale stuff