About the film
london, england based on novel or book escaped convict orphan charles dickens spinster 19th century benefactor
Release Date: December 26, 1946
|Slogan||:||«From the Vivid Pages of Charles Dickens' Masterpiece!»|
|Production Companies||:||Cineguild, J. Arthur Rank Organisation|
|Producers||:||Ronald Neame, Maude Spector, Anthony Havelock-Allan, Pat MacDonnell, Adele Raymond, Norman Spencer|
|Writers||:||Charles Dickens, Ronald Neame, David Lean, Anthony Havelock-Allan, Kay Walsh, Cecil McGivern|
In this Dickens adaptation, orphan Pip discovers through lawyer Mr. Jaggers that a mysterious benefactor wishes to ensure that he becomes a gentleman. Reunited with his childhood patron, Miss Havisham, and his first love, the beautiful but emotionally cold Estella, he discovers that the elderly spinster has gone mad from having been left at the altar as a young woman, and has made her charge into a warped, unfeeling heartbreaker.