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Any Friend of Nicholas Nickleby Is a Friend of Mine 

The arrival in a small town of a stranger who calls himself 'Charles Dickens' makes a magical and lasting change in the lives of an imaginative 12-year-old boy and a loving young woman.

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Brian Svrusis ...
Ralph Spaulding
Donna Gibbons ...
Miss Frostbite
George Womack ...
Mr. Wyneski
Sadie Hawkins ...
Grandma
Les Podewell ...
Grandpa
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Jim Pappas ...
Dr. Mezmo
Frank Howard ...
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The arrival in a small town of a stranger who calls himself 'Charles Dickens' makes a magical and lasting change in the lives of an imaginative 12-year-old boy and a loving young woman.

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A young boy. A mysterious stranger. A summer of dreams ... Imagine a summer that would never end; imagine a boy who would never grow up; imagine a small town, the kind you don't find anymore ... Enter a mysterious stranger.


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9 February 1982 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Carl Henning (the silent customer in the barber's chair) was also the driver/owner of the dark-blue 1938 Hupmobile that is visible in several scenes. See more »

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