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The David Lean Film: Great Expectations

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with John Mills, Valerie Hobson
This magnificent version of Dickens's classic story of the orphan Pip who comes into a fortune from an unknown benefactor introduced the young Alec Guinness to the screen. It proved one of the great artistic and commercial successes in British cinema history and led to stardom for both Guinness and Jean Simmons.
Screenplay by DAVID LEAN , RONALD NEAME, ANTHONY HAVELOCK ALLAN Based on the novel by CHARLES DICKENS
Produced by RONALD NEAME Directed by DAVID LEAN
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Contributors

Unknown: John Mills
Unknown: Valerie Hobson
Unknown: Alec Guinness
Unknown: Jean Simmons.
Unknown: David Lean
Unknown: Ronald Neame
Unknown: Anthony Havelock Allan
Novel By: Charles Dickens
Produced By: Ronald Neame
Directed By: David Lean
Pip (grown up): John Mills
Estella (grown up): Valerie Hobson
Herbert Pocket: Alec Guinness
Joe Gargery: Bernard Miles
Jaggers: Francis L Sullivan
Miss Havisham: Martita Hunt
Abel Magwitch: Finlay Currie
Pip (as a child): Anthony Wager
Estella (as a child): Jean Simmons

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The David Lean Film: Great Expectations

BBC Two England, 27 December 1986 12.00






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