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David Copperfield

Duration: 2 hours, 5 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

A memorable screen version of the Dickens classic. Young David's happy childhood is blighted when his widowed mother remarries and his brutish stepfather dispatches him to a grim school, and then sets him to work in a warehouse. Eventually David resolves to run away to find his only surviving relative, a daunting old aunt who is only a dim and forbidding memory. Show less

Contributors

Aunt Betsey:
Edna May Oliver
Mrs Copperfield:
Elizabeth Allan
Dan Peggotty:
Lionel Barrymore
Steerforth:
Hugh Williams
Mrs Gummidge:
Una O'Connor
Director:
George Cukor

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