Great Expectations

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 ...
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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.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/6/2005
  • UPC: 794051233721
  • Original Release: 1981
  • Rating:

  • Source: Bbc Warner
  • Presentation: Remastered
  • Time: 5:51:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 44,634

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Gerry Sundquist Pip
Patsy Kensit Estella as a girl
Joan Hickson Miss Havisham
Stratford Johns Abel Magwitch
Tim Munro
Sarah Jane Varley
Technical Credits
Julian Amyes Director
James Andrew Hall Screenwriter
Barry Letts Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1, 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 #1, 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]
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Disc #1, Side A -- Great Expectations, Episodes 1-6
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   Episode 2, Part 1
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   Episode 5
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   Episodes 7-12
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Disc #1, Side B -- Great Expectations, Episodes 7-12
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