The Mark Twain Library
Winner of the Cine Golden Eagle and National Education Film Festival Awards
Use of this video cassette is limited to libraries and educational institutions
America’s magnificent storyteller, Mark Twain, has crafted an intriguing and classic tale of mistaken identity, deceit and murder. Here a slave woman cradle-switches her master’s son with her own light-skinned baby, however, even though raised as a white man, he never fulfills her hopes and dreams for him as he becomes an arrogant and cruel man. Acclaimed actor Ken Howard (“Crossing Jordan”, The White Shadow”) stars as the local lawyer unraveling the mystery. Starring Ken Howard and Steven Webber.
Study Guide Included