TV Adventures Of Tom Sawyer, The (BBC 1960, Fred Smith, Mark Strotheide) Published 3 years ago on June 13, 2016 This very well remembered take on The Adventures of Tom Sawyer was set in the late 19th century and was based on the much loved novel by Mark Twain. The stories follows young scallywag Tom Sawyer who gets mixed up in adventure with his best friend Huck Finn in the American South, getting into trouble and helping saved the much maligned slave Injun Joe. A classic BBC treatment across seven episodes means that the story stays remarkably faithfull to the book. production details UK / BBC / 7×30 minute episodes / Broadcast 24 July – 4 September 1960 in black and white Writer: C.E. Webber / Novel: Mark Twain / Production Design: Archie Clark / Music: Peggy Seegar / Producer: Dorothea Brooking cast FRED SMTIH as Tom Sawyer MARK STROTHEIDE as Huckleberry Finn BETTY HARDY as Aunt Polly LINDSAY SCOTT-PATTON as Sid LORNA HENDERSON as Mary JANINA FAYE as Becky Thatcher CARLA CHALLONER as Susan WENDY TURNER as Amy Lawrence JOHN BENNETT as Injun Joe MALCOLM RANSON as Billy Fisher DEERING WELLS as Judge Thatcher FREDDY ELDRETT as Joe Hutchens STAN LITTLE as Johnny Baker MICHAEL PHILLIPS as Jim Holles ERIC DODSON as Mr Walters IVOR SALTER as Minister MIKE TAYLOR as Jeff Thatcher JOHN EVANS as Bob Tanner DIANA BEAUMONT as Mrs Thatcher STRATFORD JOHNS as Defence Counsel MICHAEL SEGAL as Prosecuting Counsel TERENCE GREENIDGE as Clerk of the Court BARRY CANTON as Joe Harper PHILIP RAY as Mr Jones JOHN LEVITT as Mr Jones’ First Son BILL CORLETT as Mr Jones’ Second Son BARBARA CAVAN as Widow Douglas WILLIAM FORBES as Ned DOUGLAS DENTON as Ben Rogers THE EPISODES 1. CLEVER TOM (24 July 1960) 2. A CURE FOR WARTS (31 July 1960) 3. THE SAVING OF MUFF POTTER (7 August 1960) 4. GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN (14 August 1960) 5. NOBLE TOM (21 August 1960) 6. BURIED TREASURE (28 August 1960) 7. LOST AND FOUND (4 September 1960) BBCC.E. WebberDorothea BrookingMark TwainPeriod Drama SerialStratford JohnsTV Advertisement advertisement and this just in Episodes3 hours ago Miracle Workers: 12 Days (TBS Tues 26 Feb 2019) 12 Days: A troublesome human complicates Craig and Eliza’s plan, while Sanjay attempts to burnish his credentials. With Steve Buscemi,... Episodes3 hours ago Teachers: The Final Robe (TV Land Tues 26 Feb 2019) The Final Robe: Ms. Bennigan has two spots left in her bridal party and the three remaining teachers compete to... Episodes3 hours ago Food Truck Nation: Smoked, Stuffed and Frozen Finds (S1EP8 Tues 26 Feb 2019 on Cooking) Chef Brad Miller visits a food truck in Orange County that has its own custom smoker onboard, then he tries... Episodes3 hours ago The Rookie: Plain Clothes Day (S1EP14 ABC Tues 26 Feb 2019) Plain Clothes Day: The rookies are really put to the test when their training officers accompany them out of uniform... Episodes3 hours ago Hometown Homicide: Local Girl Gone (S1EP2 ID Tues 26 Feb 2019) Local Girl Gone: When 15-year-old high school freshman Danielle Locklear, of Hope Mills, N.C., went missing in March 2014, her... search EPISODES Episodes3 hours ago FBI: Scorched Earth (S1EP15 CBS Tues 26 Feb 2019) Scorched Earth: A serial bomber appears to be targeting Wall Street’s elite. Maggie and OA search for a suspect who... Episodes3 hours ago Married at First Sight: One Month Down, Forever to Go? (S8EP10 Lifetime Tues 26 Feb 2019) One Month Down, Forever to Go?: After reaching their one-month anniversaries, the couples learn more about themselves through their love... Episodes3 hours ago The Gifted: oMens (Season finale – S2EP16 FOX Tues 26 Feb 2019) oMens: Reeva prepares to carry out her plan for the Inner Circle, but not everyone is on the same page.... advertisement MOVIES Movies2 weeks ago The Breaker Upperers (Netflix Fri 15 Feb 2019, Jackie van Beek, Madeleine Sami) Two women run a business breaking up couples for cash but when one develops a conscience their friendship unravels. production... Movies2 weeks ago Private Worlds (Paramount 1935, Charles Boyer, Claudette Colbert) Charles Boyer stars as the new superintendent of a progressive mental hospital. His apparent coldness first arouses resentment among the... Movies2 weeks ago Yucatán (2018, Luis Tosar, Stephanie Cayo) In farcical comedy Yucatán a pair of white collar thieves compete fiercely against each other trying to steal from an... MY TV TONIGHTWhat's on and when. Broadcast, cable and streaming... BRITISH FILM 1930-1990The Viewer's Guide to British Film 1930-1990 Indepth guide to six decades of cinema in the UK.