The Great Inimitable Mr. Dickens (1970)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Anthony Hopkins ... Charles Dickens
Gordon Jackson ... The Narrator (voice)
Arthur Lowe ... John Dickens
Vivian Pickles ... Mrs. Dickens
Sybil Thorndike ... Elizabeth Ball Dickens
Nora Nicholson ... Rosa Emma Drummond
Stanley Holloway ... Mr. Vuffin
Mona Washbourne ... Mrs. Jarley
Dandy Nichols ... Mrs. Gamp
Freddie Jones ... William Shaw
Patrick Cargill ... Macready
Joan Greenwood ... Maria Beadnell
Gladys Cooper ... Mrs. Ternan
Michael Wilding ... Dolby
Jenny Agutter ... Young Maria Beadnall / Mary Hogarth / Ellen Ternan


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Release Date:

2 July 1970 (UK) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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The role of Miss La Creevy was offered to Margaret Rutherford, who also rehearsed the part in her home in the presence of Ned Sherrin and Sir Anthony Hopkins. Having been unwell for quite a while, she didn't manage to remember her lines though, and was therefore replaced. See more »

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