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Tuesday, June 23

New Documentary on Mark Twain's Final Years

Documentary Filming of "Dangerous Intimacy" at The Lobster Pot and Stormfield

Based on the book by Karen Lystra, and Produced by Richard Altemonte of History Film, Inc. ( This Documentary Film tells the story of Mark Twain's last years and the tragic and controversial relationship he had with his daughter Jean, Isabel Lyon and Ralph Ashcroft.

The Documentary was filmed over 3 years, using The Lobster Pot, Stormfield, The Mark Twain Library, The Mark Twain House, and other local Redding, Connecticut sites as locations.

Portrait Artist, Susan B. Durkee, who lives on The Lobster Pot property portrays Mark Twain's Daughter Jean in numerous scenes. The Documentary is scheduled to be released in 2010.

View Scenes from Dangerous Intimacy: The Untold Story of Mark Twain's Final Years

History Film Inc. is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) org.

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