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A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities (1958)

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Release Date: Aug 4, 1958 Wide

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Screenwriter T.E.B. Clarke, the writer of such fifties British comedies as The Lavender Hill Mob and Passport to Pimlico, dips his pen into a more stately inkwell in this stilted adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic novel A Tale of Two Cities. Dirk Bogarde takes the lead role of worn-down, drunken lawyer Sydney Carton, who finally wakes up from his stupor during the French Revolution to make the ultimate sacrifice for Lucie Manette (Dorothy Tutin), the love of his life. Also on hand are the

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T.E.B. Clarke

Jan 1, 1998

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Solid if not captivating version of the classic Dickens story. Dirk Bogarde is charming, humorous and serious by turns and pulls you into the film.
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