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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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  • dave copperfield

    kevin sellers 2018-01-03

    Dickens at his least ambiguous (Steerforth and Dora excepted). Within these sentimental confines Director George Cukor does a fine job of keeping things... MORE>

  • W C Fields My Favorite In This Film

    wcforever 2016-07-07

    Basil Rathbone very sinister,Edna May excellent,Roland very creepy as Heepy,but WC Excels,and that's with Lionel & Lewis Stone in the cast! MORE>

  • Freddie, Freddie, Freddie!

    Raymond Banacki 2016-07-07

    Freddie Bartholomew was a genuinely unique star at MGM. He produced such an interesting body of work at the studio. And he gave an outstanding performance... MORE>