The Pickwick Club sends Mr. Pickwick and a group of friends to travel across England and to report back on the interesting things they find. In the course of their travels, they repeatedly encounter the friendly but disreputable Mr. Jingle, who becomes a continual source of trouble for all who know him. Pickwick himself is the victim of a number of misunderstandings that bring him both embarrassment and problems with the law. Written by
Charles Dickens' Joyful Masterpiece
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Although the film was released in England in 1952 and opened in New York in 1954, it was not nominated for Oscars until 1956, due to its not having played in Los Angeles until then. See more
[Pickwick is angry at Mrs. Bardell's lawyers over her breach of promise suit, and they are goading him
Perhaps you'd like to call us swindlers, sir. Pray do so if you feel disposed, ah pray do, sir.
I do. You ARE swindlers.
Very good. You'd better call us thieves, sir. Perhaps you'd like to asault one of us.
Pray do so, if you would. We would make not the slightest resistance.
[realizes what's happening and steps in to save Mr. Pickwick
You just come away, sir. Battledore and shuttlecock's a *...
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