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3 original family classics : Huckleberry Finn ; the Adventures of Tom Sawyer ; Where the red fern grows.

Howard, Ron, 1954- (Added Author). Most, Donny. (Added Author). Boardman, True. (Added Author). Tokar, Norman, 1920-1979 (Added Author). Dayton, Lyman. (Added Author). Kress, Harold F., 1913-1999 (Added Author). Dano, Royal, 1922-1994 (Added Author). Fargas, Antonio, 1946- (Added Author). Kelly, Tommy, 1925-2016 (Added Author). Brennan, Walter, 1894-1974 (Added Author). Robson, May, 1858-1942 (Added Author). Selznick, David O., 1902-1965 (Added Author). Totten, Robert, 1937-1995 (Added Author). Taurog, Norman, 1899-1981 (Added Author). North, Steven. (Added Author). Whitmore, J. (James) (Added Author). Garland, Beverly, 1926-2008 (Added Author). Petersen, Stewart. (Added Author). Ging, Jack, 1931- (Added Author). Kelly, Paul. (Added Author). Cowling, Bruce, 1919-1986 (Added Author). Gray, Gary. (Added Author). Smith, Art. (Added Author). Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. (Added Author). Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 Adventures of Tom Sawyer. (Added Author). Rawls, Wilson. Where the red fern grows. (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 97 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Christiano Film Group, 1974.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Norman Tokar.
Participant or Performer Note:
Huckleberry Finn : Ron Howard, Antonio Fargas, Donny Most, Royal Dano.
Adventures of Tom Sawyer : Tommy Kelly, May Robson, Walter Brennan.
Where the red fern grows : James Whitmore, Beverly Garland, Stewart Petersen, Jack Ging.
Summary, etc.:
Where the Red Fern Grows is, quite simply, a wonderful story for all ages and for all time. A boy's yearning for two Redbone Hound dogs, which his parents can't afford during the desolate times of the Depression in the Ozarks, is the setting for this truly triumphant film. Billy's grandfather (James Whitmore) promises the lad that God will meet him halfway if he believes in himself and his beloved dogs. Billy faces adventure, suspense, tragedy and ultimately, a love and loyalty of family and friendship to realize his dream. The outcome makes for the kind of heartwarming story the great family films are all about.
Target Audience Note:
Rated G.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Finn, Huckleberry (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Sawyer, Tom (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Mississippi River > Drama.
Runaway children > Drama.
Male friendship > Drama.
Fugitive slaves > Drama.
Race relations > Drama.
Missouri > Drama.
Boys > Drama.
Dogs > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.

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