Taylor’s Huckleberry Finn was the first film version of Mark Twain's classic novel about a backwoods boy's adventures along the Mississippi. The film featuring regular Jack Pickford, brother of America's Sweetheart, Mary Pickford, is a recently restored print from George Eastman House.
(1920), B&W, 80 mins
This film will be screened with live musical accompaniment
Cleverality Presents Taylorfest - A Celebration of Silent Films & 1920s Glamour
Carlow man, William Desmond Taylor (WDT), was an immensely successful Hollywood actor and director of the Silent Era. He acted in 27 movies, directed over 60, and was a founding m of the Motion Picture Director's Association.
2012 is the 140th anniversary of his birth and to celebrate this occasion, Taylorfest presents a selection of his classic films, performances of scenes from his extraordinary life, talks from film experts, art exhibitions, musical performances, celebrity appearances and much more…