Martin Chuzzlewit

Overview

Charles Dickens' 1844 novel Martin Chuzzlewit was given one of its few TV presentations in this six-part British adaptation, which originally aired on BBC2 from November 7 to December 12, 1994. The youngest son of a mercenary London family, Martin Chuzzlewit was sent to America to learn the rudiments of the business world. Upon discovering that his new employer was even more odious and greedy than his relatives, Martin became determined not to be corrupted as well. Paul Scofield was cast as the older Martin, with...
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Overview

Charles Dickens' 1844 novel Martin Chuzzlewit was given one of its few TV presentations in this six-part British adaptation, which originally aired on BBC2 from November 7 to December 12, 1994. The youngest son of a mercenary London family, Martin Chuzzlewit was sent to America to learn the rudiments of the business world. Upon discovering that his new employer was even more odious and greedy than his relatives, Martin became determined not to be corrupted as well. Paul Scofield was cast as the older Martin, with Ben Walden as his younger self. Presented in one 80-minute and five 60-minute installments, Martin Chuzzlewit was rebroadcast in America as part of PBS' Masterpiece Theatre anthology in 1995.
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Special Features

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/6/2005
  • UPC: 794051233424
  • Original Release: 1994
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  • Source: Bbc Warner
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Remastered
  • Language: English
  • Time: 5:34:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 10,407

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Paul Scofield
Ben Walden
John Mills
Pete Postlethwaite
Tom Wilkinson
Julia Sawalha
Keith Allen
Elizabeth Spriggs
Joan Sims
Maggie Steed
Technical Credits
Pedr James Director
Geoffrey Burgon Score Composer
Gavin Davies Production Designer
Rebecca Eaton Executive Producer
John Kenway Cinematographer
David Lodge Screenwriter
Dawn Mears Editor
Chris Parr Executive Producer, Producer
John Rosser Editor
Michael Wearing Executive Producer
Ash Wilkinson Production Designer
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Scene Index

Disc #1, 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 [10:10]
18. End Credits [1:01]
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 #1, 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 [5:49]
9. Power in the Village [3:00]
10. Spots of a Leopard [3:19]
11. Interesting Friend [6:27]
12. End Credits [:51]
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]
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