About the film
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Release Date: October 22, 1934
|Production Companies||:||Universal Pictures|
|Producers||:||Carl Laemmle Jr., Stanley Bergerman, Nan Grant, Billy Moritz|
|Writers||:||Charles Dickens, Gladys Unger|
A young boy, Pip, encounters an escaped prisoner, Magwitch, and steals food for him. After the convict is captured, Pip meets the reclusive Miss Havisham and her niece, Estella, eventually becoming friends with the girl. Wealth comes to Pip via a mysterious benefactor and he goes off to London for an education. As adults, Pip and Estella become romantic, and Pip learns the identity of his patron.