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 assault 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 *...