Page to Screen: The Adventures of Huck Finn (1993)

The Adventures of Huck Finn
based on
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

In a fit of concern for Elijah Wood’s career, my friend Natalya and I stumbled across the 1993 Disney film The Adventures of Huck Finn. And I would be absolutely lying to say if our viewing of this film did not include plenty of cackling about how this was a depiction of Frodo’s childhood, complete with jokes about running from Big Folk and not wearing shoes. The future star-studded cast is also a source of hilarity; it includes Robbie Coltrane, Anne Heche, and a young Laura Bell Bundy. But I have to admit, I was pleasantly surprised by it.

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