Tom Sawyer (1973) - (Johnny Whitaker) US one-sheet
This is a 27" x 41" US one-sheet poster for the 1973 Don Taylor 115-minute color musical Tom Sawyer based on the 1876 novel of the same title by Mark Twain, screenplay by Robert B. and Richard M. Sherman and starring Johnny Whitaker as Tom Sawyer. Plot summary: This is a musical interpretation of the adventures of Tom Sawyer and his pal Huckleberry Finn [Jeff East] as they run away down the Mississippi River because they are tired of wearing shoes and Tom has despaired of being acceptable to Becky Thatcher [Jodie Foster]. On the trip they pretend to be river pirates, look for hidden treasure, attend their own funeral and witness a murder.
Cast and crew: Don Taylor, Mark Twain, Robert B. Sherman, Richard M. Sherman, Johnny Whitaker, Celeste Holm, Warren Oates, Jeff East, Jodie Foster, Lucille Benson, Henry Jones, Noah Keen, Dub Taylor, richard Eastham, ASandy Kenyon, Joshua Hill Lewis, Susan Joyce, Steve Hogg, Sean Summers