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Film of the Book: David Copperfield

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starring
Freddie Bartholomew W. C. Fields with Lionel Barrymore
Edna May Oliver , Elizabeth Allan Basil Rathbone
Maureen O'Sullivan
Inspired casting and talented direction made this delightfully lighthearted version of Dickens's classic tale a popular and perennial success.
Director GEORGE CUKOR
(Christmas Films: pages 14-15)

Contributors

Unknown: Freddie Bartholomew
Unknown: Lionel Barrymore
Unknown: Edna May Oliver
Unknown: Elizabeth Allan
Unknown: Basil Rathbone
Unknown: Maureen O'Sullivan
Director: George Cukor
David (the boy): Freddie Bartholomew
Mr Micawber: Wc Fields
Dan Peggotty: Lionel Barrymore
David (the man): Frank Lawton
Aunt Betsey EDNA: May Oliver
Mrs Copperfield: Elizabeth Allan
Mr Murdstone: Basil Rathbone
Dora: Maureen O'Sullivan
Uriah Heep: Roland Young
Steerforth: Hugh Williams
Mr Dick: Lennox Pawle
Nurse Peggotty: Jessle Ralph
Agnes: Madge Evans

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Film of the Book: David Copperfield

BBC One London, 19 December 1971 14.50






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