David Copperfield

United States, 1935

Film
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David Copperfield enjoys an idyllic life with his gentle mother and his loving nurse, Peggotty. Tragedy strikes when Mr Murdstone, a monster of cruelty, weds David’s mother and drives her to an early grave. His adventures from this time introduce us to every stratum of colourful Victorian society. Since its debut in 1935, “David Copperfield” has been acclaimed for its handpicked cast, one that remains unsurpassed to this day. Stars W.C. Fields, Maureen O’Sullivan, Lionel Barrymore, Freddie Bartholomew, May Oliver, Basil Rathbone and over 65 star cast players. Based on the novel by Charles Dickens. Rated: G

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Credits

director

George Cukor

producer

David O. Selznick

production company

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Duration

02:09:37:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1935

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

300480

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q1174069

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