Any Friend of Nicholas Nickleby is a Friend of Mine

Any Friend of Nicholas Nickleby is a Friend of Mine

Cast: Donna Gibbons, George Womack, Fred Gwynne

     
 

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Mary Trimble wrote this TV adaptation of Ray Bradbury's short story. Brian Svrusis, a 12-year-old growing up in an small American town in the 1940s, comes to idolize mysterious stranger Fred Gwynne. Claiming that he's Charles Dickens, Gwynne holds Svrusis in thrall by revealing details of his "work in progress" Tale of Two Cities. The boy's fascination withSee more details below

Overview

Mary Trimble wrote this TV adaptation of Ray Bradbury's short story. Brian Svrusis, a 12-year-old growing up in an small American town in the 1940s, comes to idolize mysterious stranger Fred Gwynne. Claiming that he's Charles Dickens, Gwynne holds Svrusis in thrall by revealing details of his "work in progress" Tale of Two Cities. The boy's fascination with Gwynne seriously erodes his relationship with his more pragmatic best friend. Any Friend of Nicholas Nickelby is a Friend of Mine was first telecast February 9, 1982, on PBS's American Playhouse.

Product Details

Release Date:
08/22/2006
UPC:
0012233006025
Original Release:
1985
Rating:
PG
Source:
Monterey Video
Region Code:
1
Time:
0:52:00
Sales rank:
76,477

Special Features

Author's bio; Neal Miller's bio; Actor's bio; Study guide; Trailer

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Any Friend of Nicholas Nickleby Is a Friend of Mine
1. Opening [3:44]
2. Train Arrives [7:00]
3. First Supper [3:45]
4. New Day [4:42]
5. Can't Lie [5:30]
6. Confrontation [13:50]
7. Dickens Leaves [3:14]
8. Emily [10:08]

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