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The Personal History, Adventures, Experience, and Observation of David Copperfield, the Younger

The Personal History, Adventures, Experience, and Observation of David Copperfield, the Younger (1935)

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Release Date: Jan 8, 1935 Wide

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David Copperfield was MGM's major Christmas release for its 1934-1935 season and also the first of producer David O. Selznick's major "literary" films for that studio. While a great deal of editing and streamlining was necessary to distill Charles Dickens' massive novel into 133 minutes of screen time, the end result was so successful that only the nittiest of nitpickers complained about the excised characters and events. Freddie Bartholomew plays the young Copperfield, who, after the death of

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George Cukor's Oscar-nominated version is one of the best and purest Hollywood adaptations of Dickens's classic with superlative performances from Freddie Bartholomew and W. C. Fields as Micawber.

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Not a bad flix, looks great. I never knew Dickens wrote a story where a orphan boy meets nothing but good people.
March 20, 2008
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