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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.
- also known as The Yankee at King Arthur's Court, Conneticut Yankee
- country: United States of America
- language: English Language
- producer: William Fox
- art direction by William S. Darling
- written by William Conselman, Owen Davis, Jack Moffitt
- based on "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court" by Mark Twain
- Will Rogers as Hank Martin
- William Farnum as King Arthur
- Maureen O'Sullivan as Alisande
- Myrna Loy as Morgan le Fay
- William Farnum as Inventor
- Frank Albertson as Emile le Poulet
- Maureen O'Sullivan as Woman in Mansion
- Brandon Hurst as Merlin
- Brandon Hurst as Doctor in Mansion
- Myrna Loy as Evil Sister in Mansion
- Mitchell Harris as Sagramore
- Mitchell Harris as Butler in Mansion
- Ralph W. Bell
- Stanley Blystone as King's Knight
- Ward Bond as Queen's Knight
- cinematography by Ernest Palmer
- edited by Irene Morra
- music by Arthur Kay
- costume design by Sophie Wachner
- genres: Comedy, Time travel
- subject: Time travel
- released on (84 years ago)
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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 ...
by Mark A. Robinson
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The Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1999)
by John Clute, John Grant
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An Encyclopedia of American Folklore (3 Volumes) by Christopher R. Fee, Jeffrey B. Webb
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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, ...
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 ...
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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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