In a recent interview with Val Kilmer in Broadway World the interviewer reports Val as stating that Mark Twain was friends with Mary Baker Eddy. This is a misunderstanding on the interviewer’s part as Twain and Eddy never met.
Spirituality.com chat – June 8, 2010 — listen to this 90-minute chat about the film with Val who’s joined in the studio by researcher Mike Davis from The Mary Baker Eddy Library in Boston. Together with host, Ingrid Peschke, they explore the relationship between Twain and Eddy and how their lives will translate into film. Listen to the chat
Christian Science Sentinel – March 15, 2010 — The halls were buzzing at The Mary Baker Eddy Library in Boston on February 11, as actor Val Kilmer took the stage in character as Mark Twain — complete with wig, mustache, and Twain’s signature white suit. Read the article
boston.com – February 12, 2010 — Wearing a white wig and the familiar cream-colored suit favored by Twain, Kilmer held forth at the Mary Baker Eddy Library last night, talking about the relationship between the author and Eddy, the founder of the Christian Scientist movement. Read the article
Christian Science Sentinel – December 14, 2009 — Val Kilmer talks about researching the lives of Mary Baker Eddy and Mark Twain and writing a screenplay for his upcoming film with the Sentinel’s Managing Editor, Ingrid Peschke, and Mary Baker Eddy Library researcher Mike Davis. Read the article