Charles Dickens Collection

Charles Dickens Collection

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Director: Gareth Davies, Julian Amyes, Julian Farino, Pedr James

Cast: Gareth Davies, Julian Amyes, Julian Farino, Pedr James

     
 

Dickens' oft-filmed novel Great Expectations has been adapted several times for British television. This version was offered as a two-parter in 1980, then distributed to the U.S. in 1981. Gerry Sundquist stars as Pip, a young boy of humble means whose subsequent career in London is subsidized by a mysterious benefactor. Joan Hickson co-stars as the formidable…  See more details below

Overview

Dickens' oft-filmed novel Great Expectations has been adapted several times for British television. This version was offered as a two-parter in 1980, then distributed to the U.S. in 1981. Gerry Sundquist stars as Pip, a young boy of humble means whose subsequent career in London is subsidized by a mysterious benefactor. Joan Hickson co-stars as the formidable Miss Havisham, who may be Pip's mysterious sponsor, while Stratford Johns also appears in a pivotal role. Running 300 minutes, Great Expectations is currently available as a 2-cassette videotape set.

Product Details

Release Date:
09/06/2005
UPC:
0794051234421
Rating:
NR
Source:
Bbc Warner
Time:
32:00:00

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Charlie Drake Actor
Gerry Sundquist Pip
Paul McGann Eugene Wrayburn
Paul Scofield Actor
Richard E. Grant James Harthouse
Alan Bates Josiah Bounderby
Ben Walden Actor
Denholm Elliott Actor
Joan Hickson Miss Havisham
Keeley Hawes Lizzie Hexam
Anna Friel Bella Wilfer
Harriet Walter Rachel
John Mills Actor
Philip Franks Actor
Stratford Johns Abel Magwitch
Bill Paterson Blackpool
Lucy Hornak Actor
Patsy Kensit Estella as a girl
Pete Postlethwaite Actor
Steven Mackintosh John Harmon
Alex Jennings Bitzer
David Bradley Rogue Riderhood
T.P. McKenna Actor
Tim Munro Actor
Tom Wilkinson Actor

Technical Credits
Gareth Davies Director
Julian Amyes Director
Julian Farino Director
Pedr James Director
Peter Barnes Director
Ross Devenish Director

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Scene Index

Disc #1, Side A -- Bleak House - Episodes 1-4
1. Apart From the Rest [4:35]
2. Frightening News [4:13]
3. Cousins at Some Distance [4:21]
4. An Eccentric Person [5:37]
5. Lady and Lord [4:51]
6. Best of Friends [6:16]
7. Nothing Bleak to Be Seen [5:22]
8. Engaging Creature [3:19]
9. Safe and Happy [2:12]
10. Wind in the East [5:23]
11. No Questions Asked [4:04]
12. End Credits [1:58]
1. At the Crossing [5:31]
2. Child of the Universe [3:43]
3. Arrested for Debt [5:11]
4. Not a Friend in the World [5:05]
5. Neighbors' Dispute [4:09]
6. Bond of Joy [5:19]
7. Extinguished Flame [6:12]
8. Custom of the House [3:54]
9. Declaration and Offer [5:57]
10. Ruin and Despair [3:06]
11. Determined to Succeed [1:38]
12. End Credits [1:58]
1. Demand for Justice [1:14]
2. Illiterate Professional [4:15]
3. A Fine Pillow [2:52]
4. Missed By Many [3:50]
5. The Biter Bit [4:49]
6. Locked in Alone [3:56]
7. Over the Water [2:24]
8. Those Places He Went [3:51]
9. Veil of Misery [5:44]
10. Former Acquaintance [2:41]
11. Looking to the Future [6:47]
12. End Credits [7:34]
1. A Question of Time [3:52]
2. Cruel Terms [3:22]
3. Uncommon Likeness [5:30]
4. In Good Company [4:04]
5. Being Neighborly [3:57]
6. The Boy's Tale [6:18]
7. Matters of Interest [3:19]
8. Nothing to Fear [5:16]
9. Names and Appearances [8:03]
10. Youthful Ignorance [2:26]
11. Last Judgment [4:17]
12. End Credits [1:58]
Disc #1, Side B -- Bleak House - Episodes 5-8
1. Tight Grip [3:42]
2. Time to Do Business [2:51]
3. Spontaneous Combustion [3:32]
4. Fortunate Man [5:54]
5. Exhausted Means [5:49]
6. Devil's Deeds [4:53]
7. Poetic Notion [4:04]
8. Prey to Sickness [4:44]
9. Familiar Visitors [2:46]
10. Leveling the Nation [5:08]
11. Domestic Turmoil [7:11]
12. End Credits [1:55]
1. Hiding Away [4:31]
2. Hopes and Dreams [4:33]
3. Changes on the Way [3:14]
4. Only Child [4:10]
5. Veiled Threats [3:53]
6. Honorable Oath [5:06]
7. Keep Moving On [4:15]
8. A Very Bad Kind of Man [3:14]
9. A Promise Kept [4:07]
10. Consequences of Illness [8:03]
11. Final Notice [5:33]
12. End Credits [1:59]
1. Funeral Procession [5:38]
2. Trusting the Truth [3:11]
3. Bearing the Shock [5:46]
4. A Self-Willed Man [5:21]
5. No Escape [4:40]
6. Open Defiance [5:35]
7. So Much Misery [2:51]
8. Witness to Forgiveness [4:05]
9. Mumbled Generosity [3:13]
10. The Trail Is Lost [4:20]
11. Farewell Letter [6:20]
12. End Credits [1:54]
1. Waiting for Judgment [4:57]
2. Symmetry of the Law [3:21]
3. Solicitor and Client [2:53]
4. Sick With Anger [6:00]
5. Matter of Business [3:32]
6. A New Hope [6:47]
7. Refreshing Company [5:57]
8. Dried Up [3:20]
9. Spreading the Wings [4:23]
10. An Honest Proposal [3:23]
11. Begin the World [5:08]
12. End Credits [2:01]
Disc #2, Side A -- Great Expectations - Episodes 1-6
1. The Identity of Things [4:35]
2. Precious Pair [4:19]
3. Mortal Terror [4:13]
4. Her Majesty's Service [6:30]
5. Never More Attentive [5:32]
6. End Credits [:56]
1. Best of Friends [6:50]
2. Broken Hearts [6:36]
3. Days and Weeks [4:13]
4. Being Common [3:02]
5. Willing to Work [6:08]
6. End Credits [:57]
1. Come and Fight [5:19]
2. Learning the Trade [7:22]
3. Noodles and Rogues [4:15]
4. Flown From the Cage [3:37]
5. Attentive Eyes [5:03]
6. End Credits [:56]
1. Great Expectations [7:10]
2. Human Nature [2:38]
3. Finer Things in Life [3:47]
4. In London [4:56]
5. Bits and Pieces [1:11]
6. End Credits [7:58]
1. Tumbling Up [3:29]
2. Flock of Sheep [5:13]
3. Utmost Adoration [7:28]
4. Pleasant Company [4:48]
5. Aged Parent [4:29]
6. End Credits [:56]
1. News From Home [2:18]
2. Gentlemen's Tea [4:53]
3. Tormented Delight [6:20]
4. Void of Nonsense [6:27]
5. Mounting Debt [7:50]
6. End Credits [:56]
1. A Curious Man [2:57]
2. Sad Matters [5:42]
3. Happy As a King [4:26]
4. Ugly Creatures [5:49]
5. Death to Come Back [8:29]
6. End Credits [:57]
Disc #2, Side B -- Great Expectations - Episodes 7-12
1. Here for Good [5:38]
2. Lady's Satisfaction [4:13]
3. Rouge on the Dead [7:26]
4. Lighten the Spirits [4:08]
5. National Bard [3:33]
6. End Credits [:57]
1. Ghostly Presence [4:43]
2. Bitter Feelings [7:59]
3. Come to One's Senses [2:49]
4. Unfinished Business [3:47]
5. Last Act of Kindness [8:44]
6. End Credits [:57]
1. Dismal and Wretched [3:17]
2. Serious Counsel [4:25]
3. Assurance of the Truth [10:15]
4. Self-Destruction [5:34]
5. In the Boathouse [2:08]
6. End Credits [:57]
1. Wolf in a Trap [6:30]
2. Screams in the Night [3:24]
3. Prior Engagements [5:11]
4. Sanctuary for Three [5:39]
5. Man Overboard [4:05]
6. End Credits [:58]
1. No Hope [4:10]
2. Opportunities Abroad [5:07]
3. Passing Judgment [5:41]
4. A Cry for Mercy [4:54]
5. Final Words [4:32]
6. End Credits [:59]
1. Humble Being [5:41]
2. Warming the Bones [4:02]
3. Never More Content [5:24]
4. Picking Up the Pieces [7:07]
5. No Shadow of Parting [2:32]
6. End Credits [:58]
Disc #3, Side A -- Hard Times - The Movie
1. Facts [3:13]
2. Unreason Has Crept In [5:34]
3. Where's Father? [5:10]
4. Political Economy [5:41]
5. For Better or Worse [4:57]
6. Pains of Withdrawal [5:35]
7. Misplaced Love [5:16]
8. Social Scale [3:01]
9. What Will Be [7:39]
10. A Better Life [7:35]
11. Wild and Dissipated [4:52]
12. Helping Hand [7:34]
13. Hunger and Thirst [7:02]
14. My Enemy [1:44]
15. Surprise Witness [6:25]
16. All a Muddle [5:39]
17. Generous Man [9:44]
18. End Credits [6:10]
Disc #4, Side A -- Martin Chuzzlewit - Episodes 1-3
1. A Strong Breeze [3:54]
2. Christian Charity [4:06]
3. Friendly Departure [2:34]
4. Bedside Manner [6:34]
5. At Your Service [6:31]
6. Family Gathering [4:33]
7. Credit to Be Gained [2:44]
8. The Long Way Home [3:57]
9. First Impressions [3:52]
10. Family Feeling [4:35]
11. Cold in the Head [3:11]
12. Commercial Lodgings [3:31]
13. Forbidden Love [3:25]
14. Come Off the Grass [4:38]
15. Court Ambassador [5:50]
16. Dinner Invitation [8:03]
17. Means of Reconciliation [7:37]
18. End Credits [2:32]
1. Distant Cousins [3:46]
2. Sights to See [4:18]
3. Grand Aspirations [5:35]
4. Innocent Trust [4:44]
5. Leaving the Roost [4:10]
6. Fortune Seeker [3:22]
7. Terms and Conditions [3:34]
8. Twinge of Conscience [5:11]
9. Worth Every Sacrifice [6:20]
10. Cold Spring [3:37]
11. The Inside of a Tomb [5:22]
12. End Credits [1:00]
1. Invaluable Person [3:46]
2. Troublesome Help [3:29]
3. The New Master [5:59]
4. Passing the News [3:05]
5. Hastened Courtship [4:16]
6. Broken Hearts [4:28]
7. Soothing to the Spirit [4:29]
8. Pattern to All Sons [3:53]
9. Pauper Apprentice [3:11]
10. Eye of the Beholder [7:32]
11. Wedding Bells [8:05]
12. End Credits [:52]
Disc #4, Side B -- Martin Chuzzlewit - Episodes 4-6
1. Life Assurance [4:25]
2. Board Meeting [2:29]
3. Speak of the Devil [7:40]
4. Devious Intentions [6:29]
5. Profession of Love [4:51]
6. Witness to Evil [3:32]
7. Fevers of the Mind [5:16]
8. A New Princess [2:38]
9. Tortured Dreams [5:55]
10. Evidence of Treachery [4:15]
11. Jolly Good Fellow [3:08]
12. End Credits [:52]
1. Encouraging Words [4:48]
2. Scornful Remarks [3:25]
3. Brotherly Love [4:40]
4. Letter From Afar [5:23]
5. Dinner Plans [4:44]
6. State of Affairs [4:42]
7. A Man Possessed [5:30]
8. Ill-Fated Journey [:00]
9. Power in the Village [5:49]
10. Spots of a Leopard [3:00]
11. Interesting Friend [3:19]
12. End Credits [6:27]
1. Pathetic Creatures [4:56]
2. Domestic Happiness [4:16]
3. Master and Friend [3:46]
4. Sinister Request [3:18]
5. Familiar Employer [5:23]
6. Crime in the Night [3:44]
7. Father's Ghost [5:08]
8. Hanging Offense [5:38]
9. The Love of Self [5:12]
10. Value of an Estate [3:58]
11. Morning for Revelations [6:27]
12. End Credits [:51]
Disc #5, Side A -- Oliver Twist - Episodes 1-6
1. A Pauper's Fate [5:13]
2. Weekly Stipend [2:57]
3. Before the Board [6:28]
4. The Shortest Straw [5:40]
5. Indentured Service [7:40]
6. End Credits [1:18]
1. Liberal Terms [5:30]
2. Workhouse Ruffian [5:02]
3. Gaining Favor [4:02]
4. Every Tear Is a Shilling [8:12]
5. Bread and Water [5:28]
6. End Credits [:55]
1. A Penny Earned [5:07]
2. Among Friends [5:22]
3. Honest Living [3:50]
4. Playing the Game [6:59]
5. All in a Day's Work [6:21]
6. End Credits [1:18]
1. Swearing In [6:27]
2. Scheming Mischief [4:51]
3. Mother's Embrace [5:21]
4. A Story to Tell [4:47]
5. Family Reunion [6:53]
6. End Credits [1:08]
1. Civil Words [6:56]
2. Lessons Learned [5:57]
3. Plans in Store [5:20]
4. The Long and Short [4:01]
5. Dirty Business [6:05]
6. End Credits [1:17]
1. Picture of Content [7:23]
2. Birthright [5:41]
3. Weak Creatures [3:38]
4. Abandoned Duties [3:10]
5. In From the Cold [8:41]
6. End Credits [1:05]
Disc #5, Side B -- Oliver Twist - Episodes 7-12
1. Inhuman Disposition [7:14]
2. Skin of the Teeth [4:49]
3. Departed Friends [5:11]
4. The Passing of Time [4:41]
5. Running a Fever [5:44]
6. End Credits [1:04]
1. Return to Normality [5:32]
2. Troubled Thoughts [6:02]
3. No More Dreaming [3:07]
4. Dear at Any Price [7:57]
5. Presence of the Master [5:25]
6. End Credits [1:16]
1. Scrap of Proof [7:43]
2. Time and Absence [1:43]
3. Cunning Devils [6:11]
4. Cat on a Stove [4:33]
5. Lady of the Night [8:02]
6. End Credits [1:18]
1. Friends Reunited [5:38]
2. Beer and Cold Meat [4:51]
3. Confiding in Others [5:04]
4. Genius at Work [:05]
5. Waiting 'Til Midnight [7:20]
6. End Credits [5:24]
1. Midnight Masquerade [6:33]
2. From a Little Bird [5:56]
3. Spilled Blood [3:50]
4. Daytime Inquisition [6:33]
5. Cursed Crew [5:28]
6. End Credits [1:13]
1. On the Scent [5:55]
2. Fleeing Justice [5:05]
3. Only a Memory [3:38]
4. Secrets Revealed [6:56]
5. Making Amends [6:26]
6. End Credits [1:15]
Disc #6, Side A -- Our Mutual Friend - Episodes 1-2
1. Dead Man's Worth [3:39]
2. The Eyes of Society [5:41]
3. A Man of Fortune [5:02]
4. The Edge of the World [5:59]
5. A Fatal Game [4:41]
6. A Substantial Reward [3:53]
7. The Best References [4:10]
8. Education Neglected [3:42]
9. A Promising Girl [6:41]
10. Changed Circumstances [4:18]
11. Suspicions [5:18]
12. A Mutual Understanding [7:46]
13. Sent Away [2:52]
14. Faces in the Shadows [4:04]
15. The Value of a Loss [5:28]
16. Waterside Character [6:42]
17. Death Before Profit [4:03]
18. End Credits [1:07]
1. Hard Work [2:24]
2. Pretending to Be [3:41]
3. A Confession [6:30]
4. Under Her Spell [2:10]
5. Particular Friend [6:01]
6. A True Mother [4:13]
7. False Pride [8:09]
8. All Is Not Well [4:35]
9. Mountaintop Proposal [3:39]
10. Treated to the Best [4:52]
11. Everyone Taken Care Of [4:33]
12. A Better Man [6:23]
13. The Attention of Men [5:13]
14. No Chance of Happiness [6:42]
15. Keeping the Deadness Off [5:28]
16. An Offer of Marriage [9:47]
17. A Bitter Trial [2:19]
18. End Credits [1:03]
Disc #6, Side B -- Our Mutual Friend - Episodes 3-4
1. Poor Father [4:02]
2. No Heart [3:15]
3. Those Who Have [4:32]
4. Stirrings at Night [6:09]
5. Have You Seen Her? [5:53]
6. A Shade of Sadness [5:24]
7. New Friends [3:58]
8. Rather Serious [7:55]
9. Night Chases [6:17]
10. A Delicate Matter [8:21]
11. Returning Home [3:35]
12. A New Will [4:26]
13. Followed Day and Night [7:02]
14. A Private Interview [1:31]
15. Journey's End [4:39]
16. Secret Meeting [:00]
17. Ambush [6:15]
18. End Credits [4:27]
1. Downfall [4:55]
2. The River's Secrets [6:14]
3. An Urgent Summons [7:33]
4. Notice From Lizzie [2:43]
5. Barely Alive [4:22]
6. Dying Wish [5:47]
7. A Somber Wedding [4:42]
8. Found Out [5:47]
9. Leeches [8:23]
10. True Identity [8:22]
11. The Last Will [6:47]
12. Between Here and Hell [5:22]
13. The Dollmaker [2:21]
14. Heavy Payment [4:52]
15. Drowned Again [3:27]
16. The Future [3:03]
17. A Question of Feelings [3:28]
18. End Credits [1:02]

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