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The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County


by Mark Twain

The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County Resources

Movie or TV Productions


A 2005 documentary about the frog-jumping contest inspired by Twain's story.

Best Man Wins

A 1948 film revising the story altogether (in this version, Jim Smiley’s obsession with his frog is going to cost him his marriage!).


Mark Twain’s Prospecting Adventures

Images of Twain and of gold and silver prospecting country like the kind near Calaveras County.

Red Legged Frog

This site has pictures and information on the species of frog Dan'l Webster is assumed to be.


Mark Twain Official Website

This is a site for fans, who want to download wallpaper or find out information, etc.

Angel’s Camp, California, "Home of the Jumping Frog"

A website devoted to the history and information of Angel’s Camp, California.

"The Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" – U.S. Opera

This website contains basic information about the 1950 opera performance of the short story.

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