Watch the Only Footage of Mark Twain in Existence

File this one under “very cool.” From Flavorwire: In this short silent film, the only known footage of Mark Twain in the world, we get to catch a glimpse of the legendary author doing the things that we have always dreamed about him doing — ambling about his estate in his signature white suit, smoking his cigar, having tea with his daughters, and looking amiably crotchety all the while — as captured by Thomas Edison (!) in 1909. Click through to watch this tiny snippet of history, and then go read some Twain.

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