David Copperfield Movie Review 1970

Information and Film Reviews for David Copperfield the Movie

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This British made-for-TV production is more faithful to the Dickens classic than any of its predecessors. The added material, however, fails to highlight any one character as had the successful 1935 MGM version. Still, the exceptional (and largely stage-trained) cast do much to redeem the production.


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Available on VHS
Running time 118 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Historical Drama, Coming of Age, Adoption & Orphans, Books to Film: Charles Dickens, Childhood Visions, Period Piece: 19th Century, Hard Knock Life
Richard Attenborough, Cyril Cusack, Edith Evans, Pamela Franklin, Susan Hampshire, Wendy Hiller, Ron Moody, Laurence Olivier, Robin Phillips
Delbert Mann
Malcolm Arnold
Sagittarius Productions, 20th Century-Fox

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