Moberly Monitor-Index (Moberly, Missouri) 29 November 1941 Page 1
up MARK TWAIN DAY IS PROCLAIMED Nationwide Broadcast From Hannibal Monday; Movie Planned ...JEFFERSO.N CITY, Nov. 29_. --Gov. Forrest C. Donnell today proclaimed tomorrow as Mark Twain Day, to "be observed Missouri in honor of this great and lovable man, Samuel Langhorne Langhorne -Clemens, better known as Mark Twain." HANNIBAL, Mo., Nov. 29. -This city will honor the 106th birthday of its favorite son, Twain, Monday with a nationwide radio broadcast and presentation of a bust of the famous author and humorist by Walter Russell, New Yoi'k sculptor? The statuary will be unveiled at a banquet Monday night. Principal speaker will be Jesse L. Lasky, Hollywood producer, who is expected to discuss plans for a forthcoming movie based on. the adventures of Mark Twain.