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The World of Charles Dickens: Dickens on Film

Research guide devoted to the works of Charles Dickens and the Victorian Era from which he derived inspiration and material for most of his work.

A Christmas Carol - 1984 version

The encounter with Jacob Marley's ghost in the 1984 made for television version of 'A Christmas Carol' starring George C. Scott as Ebenezer Scrooge.

Great Expectations - 1946 version

The opening sequence of the 1946 version of 'Great Expectations' directed by David Lean.

Little Dorritt - 1988 version

Trailer for the 1988 version of 'Little Dorritt' directed by Christine Edzard, starring Derek Jacobi and Alec Guinness.

Bleak House - 2005 BBC production

Movie trailer for the 2005 BBC production of 'Bleak House,' adapted by Andrew Davies and starring Gillian Anderson, Carey Mulligan and Charles Dance.

Oliver Twist - 2005 version

Trailer for the 2005 version of 'Oliver Twist' directed by Roman Polanski and starring Barney Swift, Ben Kingsley and Edward Hardwicke.

Interview with Gerald Charles Dickens (Charles Dickens' great-great grandson)

Interview with Gerald Charles Dickens, Charles Dickens' great-great grandson, notable for his one-man show performing scenes from his ancestor's works. Included are excerpts from his performance of 'A Christmas Carol'.