The Mark Twain Rises

Internet Archive has posted the single extant footage of writer Mark Twain in a motion picture format.  Shot by Thomas Edison in 1909, the minute-and-a-half clip shows Twain pacing the grounds of his Connecticut house, smoking a cigar, and sitting for tea with his two daughters, one of whom puts on a pretty hat.

This guy wrote Huck Finn!
Huck Finn, Walter Russell.

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