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A Connecticut Yankee

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"A Connecticut Yankee" is a 1931 American film adaptation of Mark Twain's 1889 novel A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. It was directed by David Butler to a script by William M. Conselman, Owen Davis, and Jack Moffitt. It was produced by Fox Film Corporation, who had earlier produced the 1921 silent adaptation of the novel, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. A Connecticut Yankee is the first sound film adaptation of Twain's novel.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of American Folklore (2006)

by Linda S. Watts

Among the most effective retellings of the legend is Samuel Langhorne Clemens's A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1889). Based on the Arthurian legend, Clemens's story of the Connecticut Yankee is a retelling of a much older ...

Google previewThe World of Musicals: An Encyclopedia of Stage, Screen, and Song [2 volumes] (2014)

by Mark A. Robinson

a ConneCtiCut yankee Hischak, Thomas. The Tin Pan Alley Encyclopedia. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2002. Marx, Sam, and Jan Clayton. Rodgers & Hart: Bewitched, Bothered and Bedeviled. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1976.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1999)

by John Clute, John Grant

CONNECTICUT YANKEE, A At least seven movies have been based on Mark TWAIN'S novel A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1889). In addition, there have been a couple of animated tv half-hour features: A Connecticut ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations (2006)

by Hugh Rawson, Margaret Miner

—Mark Twain, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, 1889 1 The warm, the very warm heart of “New England at its best,” such a vast abounding Arcadia of mountains and broad vales and great rivers and large lakes and white villages ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Catch Phrases (2003)

by Eric Partridge

A Connecticut The firstoccurs aslong agoas 1889, when, inchapter 33of Mark Twain's A Connecticut Yankee inthe Courtof King Arthur, the Yankee, who is, naturally, the narrator, gets into a sociological argument with the smith and says: ' Well, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Fantastic Film (2000)

Ali Baba to Zombies by R. G. Young

Booth Minor fantasy: Magician hypnotizes bailiffs, saves widow's children A Connecticut Yankee 1931, (USA), Fox, b&w, 96 mins. W: Will Rogers, Maureen O'Sullivan, William Farnum ...

Google previewA Dictionary of American Authors (1904)

by Oscar Fay Adams

The Jumping Frog ; Life on the Mississippi ; Huckleberry Finn ; Merry Tales ; A Connecticut Yankee at King Arthur's Court : Tom ...

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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court - A Word of Explanation

Mark Twain becomes acquaint with a strange man while touring Warwick Castle. This man seems very well acquainted with certain legendary people.

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