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David Copperfield

David Copperfield(1935)

Also Known As: The Personal History, Adventures, Experience, and Observation of David Copperfield, the Younger |

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Brief Synopsis

Charles Dickens' classic tale of an orphaned boy's fight for happiness and the colorful characters who help and hinder him.

Cast & Crew

George Cukor Director
W. C. Fields [Wilkins] Micawber
Lionel Barrymore Dan Peggotty
Madge Evans Agnes [Wickfield]
Edna May Oliver Aunt Betsey [Trotwood]
Lewis Stone Mr. Wickfield
Frank Lawton David [Copperfield], the man
Freddie Bartholomew David [Copperfield], the child
Elizabeth Allen Mrs. [Clara] Copperfield
Roland Young Uriah Heep
Basil Rathbone Mr. Murdstone

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1935 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  129 or 133 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  11,800    
Duration(reels):  13    

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  • Definitive David

    bahhhzz 2019-05-17

    WC Fields excellent.Chaz Laughton dropping out to be applauded,his Micawber could not best Fields if his heart wasn't in it.Edna May Oliver really is... MORE>

  • Wonderful!

    Movie Lady 2018-07-24

    David Copperfield is my favorite Dickens story. I couldn't be more thrilled with a movie adaptation of a book that means so much to me. The screenplay... MORE>

  • Great Classic Illustrated

    toolong 2018-06-13

    Basil gives the best performance followed by WC & Edna May Oliver.Other characters not in too long to affect me like Basil's sinister portrayal. MORE>