David Copperfield (1969 film)

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David Copperfield
David Copperfield FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by Delbert Mann
Produced by Frederick H. Brogger
Written by Jack Pulman
Based on David Copperfield 
by Charles Dickens
Starring Robin Phillips
Ralph Richardson
Ron Moody
Laurence Olivier
Music by Malcolm Arnold
Cinematography Ken Hodges
Edited by Peter Boita
Release dates
  • 1969 (1969) (UK)
  • 15 March 1970 (1970-03-15) (US)
Running time 118 minutes
120 minutes (US)
Country United Kingdom
Language English

David Copperfield is a 1969 British American international co-production television film directed by Delbert Mann based on the novel of the same name by Charles Dickens adapted by Jack Pulman, who later went on to adapt the Roman saga I, Claudius for BBC Television. The film was made in the UK for 20th Century Fox Television with some exteriors filmed in Suffolk.[1] Some interior scenes were filmed at The Swan Hotel in Southwold.

The film starred Robin Phillips in the title role and Ralph Richardson as Micawber. Among other well-known actors and actresses featured, some in cameo parts were Richard Attenborough, Laurence Olivier, Susan Hampshire, Cyril Cusack, Wendy Hiller, Edith Evans, Michael Redgrave and Ron Moody.

Plot[edit]

Charles Dickens' Immortal Story of a Young Man's Journey to Maturity

Cast[edit]

DVD release[edit]

The film is available on DVD.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "David Copperfield". Old City. 2004-11-08. Retrieved 2014-01-06. 

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