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Dickens of London
     

Dickens of London

Director: Michael Ferguson, Marc Miller, Roy Dotrice, Simon Bell

Cast: Michael Ferguson, Marc Miller, Roy Dotrice, Simon Bell

 

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Charles Dickens' life sounds like a story that could have come from one of his novels -- his father was imprisoned when Charles was a child, forcing him to find work in a factory to support himself and his family, and it was only after many years of struggle that he began to earn his living as a reporter. In time, Dickens began writing comic short stories, and

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Charles Dickens' life sounds like a story that could have come from one of his novels -- his father was imprisoned when Charles was a child, forcing him to find work in a factory to support himself and his family, and it was only after many years of struggle that he began to earn his living as a reporter. In time, Dickens began writing comic short stories, and eventually he became one of the most popular and acclaimed novelists in the world. Dickens of London is a miniseries produced for British television which recounts the remarkable story of Dickens's life and career. Roy Dotrice stars as Charles Dickens, Gene Foad plays Dickens as a young man, and Simon Bell portrays Dickens as a child.

Product Details

Release Date:
08/14/2007
UPC:
0741952646099
Original Release:
1976
Source:
Koch Vision
Time:
12:00:00

Special Features

Includes the bonus disc "An Audience With Charles Dickens"; A recreation of Dickens' legendary public performance of "A Christmas Carol," starring celebrated actor Simon Callow

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