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Great Expectations


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MPAA Rating: NR
Genre: Drama
Director: David Lean

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 :

  • John Mills
  • Pip
  • Valerie Hobson
  • Estella
  • Bernard Miles
  • Joe Gargery
  • Francis L. Sullivan
  • Mr. Jaggers
  • Finlay Currie
  • Abel Magwitch
  • Martita Hunt
  • Miss Havisham
  • Anthony Wager
  • Young Pip
  • Jean Simmons
  • Estella
  • Alec Guinness
  • Herbert Pocket
  • Ivor Barnard
  • Mr. Wemmick
  • Freda Jackson
  • Mrs. Joe Gargery
  • Torin Thatcher
  • Bentley Drummle
  • Eileen Erskine
  • Biddy
  • Hay Petrie
  • Uncle Pumblechook
Producers :
Anthony Havelock-Allan , Ronald Neame
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