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Great Expectations

  • Film

Time Out says

Many distinguished names who should have known better lend themselves to what looks like a TV musical version of Dickens' tale, minus the songs. This plodding, charmless adaptation is long on coincidences which become increasingly preposterous. Most notable, however, are the wigs: over a hundred, the press handout revealed. And you can spot every one of 'em. Poor old Joss Ackland's ruins an otherwise good performance (as Joe Gargery). And the same bowl of fruit rests on the sideboard...twenty years later.
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Release Details

  • Duration:124 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Joseph Hardy
  • Screenwriter:Sherman Yellen
  • Cast:
    • Michael York
    • Sarah Miles
    • James Mason
    • Margaret Leighton
    • Robert Morley
    • Anthony Quayle
    • Joss Ackland
    • Rachel Roberts
    • Heather Sears
    • Andrew Ray
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