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Great Expectations (1946)

Directed by


Starring (View all)
Tony Wager Tony Wager
Young Pip
Valerie Hobson Valerie Hobson
Estella
Jean Simmons Jean Simmons
Young Estella
Bernard Miles Bernard Miles
Joe Gargery
Francis L. Sullivan Francis L. Sullivan
Mr. Jaggers
Finlay Currie Finlay Currie
Magwitch
Martita Hunt Martita Hunt
Miss Havisham


Written by (View all)
David Lean David Lean
adapted for the screen by


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A classic

8 years, 2 months ago at Sep 27 20:35
Since I’m a huge fan of David Lean’s work, of course, I had to see this flick at some point and since it is considered as one of his best movies, I had some rather great expectations (pun intended). Eventually, even though I did like it, I can’t say I was really blown away by the whole thing. I don’t know, maybe it has to with the fact that I never really loved those Charles Dickens’ mov... read more
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Charles Dickens' classic tale of Pip, a poor orphan who befriends an escaped convict and who grows up in the company of a bitter old woman, Miss Havisham, and her haughty young ward, Estella. Pip learns the rewards of both vindictiveness and gratitude as a result of these events.
Release date: 22 May 1947
UPC: 037429128022
Tags: Drama (8), 1940s (6), 1946 (6), British (3), Theft (3), Lawyer (3), Based On Book (3), Victorian Era (3), Based On A Novel (3), Gratitude (3), Usa (2), England (2), Adaptation (2), B&w (2), Boxing (2), Atmospheric (2), Based On Novel (2), Orphan (2), Secret (2)
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