The legendary novel by Charles Dickens comes to life in this colorful interpretation directed by Delbert Mann.

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The legendary novel by Charles Dickens comes to life in this colorful interpretation directed by Delbert Mann.

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Charles Dickens' Immortal Story of a Young Man's Journey to Maturity

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15 March 1970 (USA)  »

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This was James Donald's final television appearance before his death on August 3, 1993 at the age of 76. See more »

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Version of Novela: David Copperfield (1969) See more »

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The Lord Is My Shepherd
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A Truly Major Disappointment.
15 October 1999 | by (New Orleans, Louisiana USA) – See all my reviews

One only has to read the cast list and credits to salivate in anticipation of this DAVID COPPERFIELD, but, alas, alas! How so much major acting and directorial talent could have turned one of literature's richest tales into such a monumental BORE, is totally beyond me. It's pretty to look at with lovely photography, particularly the Yarmouth sequences, but, JUST PLAIN DULL!!! No need to go on! Skip it and check out the Selznick or the marvelous BBC mini-series from the 1980's.


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