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The life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

Author: Michael BalconAlberto CavalcantiCedric HardwickeStanley HollowayAlfred DraytonAll authors
Publisher: London, England : Ealing Studios ; Worcester, Pa. : Distributed by Vision Video, [2006?]
Series: Vision Video classic collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Film version of Charles Dickens' classic tale. After the death of his father, Nicholas Nickleby, his mother, and his sister are cared for by his greedy uncle Ralph, who arranges for Nicholas to get a job at a school for boys, where he befriends one of the ill-treated students, Smike. The two flee the school and join a theatrical troop. Nicholas protects Smike while trying to stop Ralph from taking advantage of his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Balcon; Alberto Cavalcanti; Cedric Hardwicke; Stanley Holloway; Alfred Drayton; Cyril Fletcher; Bernard Miles; Derek Bond; Charles Dickens; Vision Video (Firm); Ealing Studios.
OCLC Number: 166314402
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture, c1947.
Based on 'Nicholas Nickleby' by Charles Dickens.
Summary adapted from case insert.
Credits: Screenplay by John Dighton ; music composed by Lord Berners played by the Philharmonia Orchestra ; conducted by Ernest Irving ; director of photography, Gordon Dines.
Cast: Cedric Hardwicke, Stanley Holloway, Alfred Drayton, Cyril Fletcher, Bernard Miles, Derek Bond, Sally Ann Howes, Mary Merrall, Sybil Thorndike, Vera Pearce, Cathleen Nesbitt, Athene Seyler, Cecil Ramage, George Relph, Emrys Jones, Fay Compton, Jill Balcon, Aubrey Woods.
Description: 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Vision Video classic collection.
Other Titles: Life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (Motion picture : 1947)
Nicholas Nickleby
Responsibility: an Ealing Studios production ; by Charles Dickens ; produced by Michael Balcon ; directed by Cavalcanti.

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Film version of Charles Dickens' classic tale. After the death of his father, Nicholas Nickleby, his mother, and his sister are cared for by his greedy uncle Ralph, who arranges for Nicholas to get a job at a school for boys, where he befriends one of the ill-treated students, Smike. The two flee the school and join a theatrical troop. Nicholas protects Smike while trying to stop Ralph from taking advantage of his sister and later his sweetheart, Madeline Bray, whose father is in debtors prison.

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