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Great Expectations

Directed by David Lean
1946    1h 58m    Not Rated
Drama, Romance, Mystery,
In this Dickens adaptation, orphan Pip discovers through lawyer Mr. Jaggers that a mysterious benefactor wishes to ensure that he becomes a gentleman. Reunited with his childhood patron, Miss Havisham, and his first love, the beautiful but emotionally cold Estella, he discovers that the elderly spinster has gone mad from having been left at the altar as a young woman, and has made her charge into a warped, unfeeling heartbreaker.
Cast of Great Expectations
  • John MillsPip
  • Valerie HobsonEstella
  • Tony WagerYoung Pip
  • Jean SimmonsYoung Estella
  • Bernard MilesJoe Gargery
  • Francis L. SullivanMr. Jaggers
  • Finlay CurrieAbel Magwitch
  • Martita HuntMiss Havisham
  • Alec GuinnessHerbert Pocket
  • Ivor BarnardMr. Wemmick
  • Freda JacksonMrs. Joe
  • Eileen ErskineBiddy
  • George HayesConvict
  • Hay PetrieUncle Pumblechook
  • John ForrestThe Pale Young Gentleman
  • Torin ThatcherBentley Drummle
  • O.B. ClarenceThe Aged Parent
  • John BurchMr. Wopsle
  • Richard GeorgeThe Sergeant
  • Grace Denbigh RussellMrs. Wopsle
  • Everley GreggSarah Pocket
  • Anne HollandRelation
  • Frank AtkinsonMike
  • Gordon BeggNight Porter
  • Edie MartinMrs. Whimple
  • Walford HydenThe Dancing Master
  • Roy ArthurGalley Steersman
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