Media « Mark Twain & Mary Baker Eddy - A film by Val Kilmer


Correction: Twain and Eddy were not friends

Monday, June 24th, 2013

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.

Kilmer in town

Saturday, September 25th, 2010 – September, 24 2010 — Val did a phone interview with a Boston Globe reporter during his recent visit to the city. Among other things, he spoke of his work on the Twain-Eddy film project. Read the article

Val Kilmer’s “Mark Twain and Mary Baker Eddy” – A film in the making

Saturday, June 12th, 2010 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

Val Kilmer takes the stage as Mark Twain

Sunday, April 4th, 2010

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

Val Kilmer channels his inner Samuel Clemens

Friday, March 19th, 2010 – 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

Val Kilmer tells the story behind the movie

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

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