Cover image for Horton Foote's "The shape of the river" : the lost teleplay about Mark Twain
Title:
Horton Foote's "The shape of the river" : the lost teleplay about Mark Twain
Author:
Foote, Horton.
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
Shape of the river
Publication Information:
New York : Applause Theatre & Cinema Books ; Milwaukee, WI : Sales & Distribution, Hal Leonard Corp., [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
xv, 170 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9781557835192

9781557835895
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Based on a paper presented at a 2001 Elmira College Twain studies conference, this volume reprints the only extant copy of Foote's script for the 1960 Playhouse 90 drama about Twain's unhappy last years. Includes photos, a Twain essay, chronology, biographies of those associated with Twain-focused p


Table of Contents

Selected Quotesp. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
The Rediscovery of a Television Play About Mark Twainp. 1
A Mark Twain Chronologyp. 31
The People and Places in The Shape of the Riverp. 41
Cast and Creditsp. 49
The Shape of the Riverp. 51
Appendix A Biographiesp. 117
Appendix B Mark Twain on Televisionp. 131
Appendix C "The Death of Jean"p. 145
Appendix D Major Mark Twain Web Sitesp. 159
Notes and Sourcesp. 161
Bibliographyp. 165