Great Expectations

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Great Expectations

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John Mills


Tony Wager

Young Pip

Valerie Hobson


Jean Simmons

Young Estella


Pip, a good-natured, gullible young orphan, lives with kind blacksmith Joe Gargery and his bossy, abusive wife 'Mrs. Joe'. When the boy finds two hidden escaped galley convicts, he obeys under -probably unnecessary- threat of a horrible death to bring the criminals food he must steal at peril of more caning from the battle-ax. Just when Pip fears to get it really good while they have guests, a soldier comes for Joe who takes Pip along as assistant to work on the chains of ... more

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great classic25 February 2017

Favorite Film of All Time





This is a IMDB page Review02 May 2013

IMDB Review:

Few directors have ever matched David Leans ability to bring great literary works to life on film, and this is one of his best productions. The Dickens novel itself is so good that even routine film adaptations of it are usually quite watchable, but this version is exceptional,... more





Great Expectations08 January 2012

Hope the BBC version is available soon.





Thanks for that comment good to know.07 January 2012

Thanks for that comment good to know.





Ticket Created04 January 2012

the link from main page should be to the 2011 BBC version and not this one. ticket created for MB.
BBC one is great and a must watch for Dicken's fans when it is available.





thanks for the comment and Reviews03 January 2012

gives us info about this Classic movie. regarding the 2011 edition maybe a ticket needs to be created so that the issue can be fixed.





Great Expectations..02 January 2012

Completely agree with the previous comment - the recent TV production of Great Expectations is superb.





NOT the BBC31 December 2011

Although the picture on the Man Page of MB is of the new (and excellent) BBC production, this is he old (excellent but nevertheless old) David Lean film. Catch the new 2011 BBC version when MovieBerry get it sorted!

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