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Great expectations

This lavish adaptation of Charles Dickens' immortal tale follows Pip, an orphan given the chance to break free from poverty and live life as a gentleman.

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  • "This lavish adaptation of Charles Dickens' immortal tale follows Pip, an orphan given the chance to break free from poverty and live life as a gentleman."@en
  • "Story of a young man befriending an escaped convict who becomes his unknown benefactor, and of the consequences for the young man as he established himself in the world."@en
  • "Story of a young man befriending an escaped convict who becomes his unknown benefactor, and of the consequences for the young man as he established himself in the world."
  • "The story of an orphan, who lives with his sister and her husband, the village blacksmith. He believes that the fortune which he receives, enabling him to start a new life, comes from an eccentric old woman. However he finds out that it was in fact left to him by an escaped convict he had helped."
  • "After harsh early years, Pip, an orphan growing up in Victorian England, is given the means to become a gentleman by an unknown benefactor and learns that outward appearances can be deceiving."@en
  • "All the original characters of Charles Dickens' classic come to life in this feature film."@en
  • "An adaptation of Charles Dickens' novel about the adventures of an orphan growing up in Victorian England."
  • "In the grand Disney tradition comes Charles Dickens' inspiring masterpiece, like you've never seen it before! This sweeping epic chronicles the life of Pip, a penniless orphan who inherits a fortune from a mysterious source, enabling him to come of age as a young Victorian gentleman. Throughout Pip's rise in society, he fulfills the Great Expectations of his childhood dreams and ultimately learns the true value of family and the importance of friendship."
  • "The chance meeting of a boy and a convict on the Romney Marshes leads to strange consequences for both of them, with mystery and wealth for the boy."@en
  • "Pip, die als weesjongen onder druk werd gezet om een vijl te stelen voor een ontsnapte misdadiger, wordt uitgekozen als speelkameraadje voor Estella de mooie geadopteerde dochter van de rijke en excentrieke Miss Havisham. Later ontdekt Pip dat Miss Havisham heel andere toekomstplannen voor hem heeft dan hij gehoopt had."
  • "A young boy encounters an escaped convict in a country graveyard -- a chance meeting that years later leads the boy to tragedy, mystery and wealth."@en
  • "A boy befriends an escaped convict and discovers his good fortune through strange consequences."@en
  • "When a mysterious benefactor comes along, Pip begins the transformation from a blacksmith's son to society gentleman of great expectations."@en
  • "As the material expectations of America grew during the halcyon days of the Eisenhower administration, blacks, displaced farmers, and impoverished Hispanics were fighting for equality and their slice of the American Dream."
  • "Modern-day adaptation of the Dickens classic in which the generosity of a mysterious benefactor allows Finn, an aspiring artist, to travel to New York and reconnect with his childhood love, the rich and beautiful Estella."@en
  • "A modern day version of the Dickens' classic finds an aspiring artist (Hawke) reunited with his love (Paltrow). When she agrees to model for him, his dearest hopes may be realized, along with his darkest fears."
  • "A modern day version of the Dickens' classic finds an aspiring artist (Hawke) reunited with his love (Paltrow). When she agrees to model for him, his dearest hopes may be realized, along with his darkest fears."@en
  • "Orphan Pip is raised by his harsh older sister and kind brother-in-law. It would seem that Pip will always have a hard life until he meets the convict Magwich and the mad Miss Havisham."
  • "David Lean's film of the Dickens novel about the strange consequences of the meeting of a poor Victorian boy who has been encouraged to expect a vast inheritance, and an escaped convict."@en
  • "David Lean's vivid adaptation of the Dickens classic about a poor young orphan who becomes a gentleman of means, thanks to a mysterious benefactor. The opening sequence in which the youngster encounters a fearsome escaped convict in a graveyard is one of the cinema's classic scenes."@en
  • "Film adaptation of the novel by Charles Dickens. Relates the story of Pip, an orphan, summoned to come "play" at the mansion of eccentric, reclusive Miss Havisham where he meets and becomes entranced by her haughty and insolent ward, Estella. Grown to manhood, Pip comes into money from an anonymous benefactor, and is sent to London to make his way as a man of great expectations. His new life in snobbish society is complicated by Magwitch, an escaped convict whom Pip had helped many years before, and who proves to be Pip's unknown benefactor. Being recaptured, Magwitch reveals on his deathbed to Pip that Estella is his daughter, whom Pip later rescues from the reclusive life by his declaration of love."@en
  • "The orphan, Pip, and the convict, Magwitch, the beautiful Estella, and her guardian, the embittered and vengeful Miss Havisham, the ambitious lawyer, Mr. Jaggers -- all have a part to play in the mystery."
  • "Leading players: John Mills, Valerie Hobson, Bernard Miles, Francis L. Sullivan, Martita Hunt, Finlay Currie, Alec Guinness, Ivor Barnard, Freda Jackson, Anthony Wager, Jean Simmons. Awards: Academy Award 1947 - Best Black-and-White Cinematography, Best Art Direction; Academy Award Nomination 1947 - Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay."
  • "Excerpts from the 1934 Universal production. This film illuminates the plot structure and the interrelationships of the characters. Pip learns that his humanitarian kindness is more meaningful and rewarding than the manners and fashions of London society."@en
  • "Een arme kunstschilder wordt verliefd op een rijk meisje dat bij haar excentrieke tante woont die in haar jeugd voor het altaar in de steek werd gelaten."
  • "Adaptation cinematographique de la nouvelle de Dickens, realisee en 1946; debuts a l'ecran d'Alec Guinness."
  • "Based on Charles Dicken's timeless tale, this is a story of the love of a man for an unreachable woman. Updated to modern day New York City, the story concerns a man of modest background who falls in love with a rich girl. But when a mysterious benefactor greenlights the man to make his dreams come true, everything done has the ultimate goal of making Estella fall in love with him."@en
  • "Wildly romantic tale of desire and passion."@en
  • ""A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor." IMDB."@en
  • "The moment young Finn sets eyes on Estella, she becomes his inspiration ... and his obsession. Despite being warned, "she'll only break your heart," he vows to win her love. Years later, thanks to a mysterious benefactor, aspiring artist Finn is off to New York, where he is reunited with the icy and beauiful Estella. When she agrees to model for him, Finn's dearest hopes may at last be realized-- along with his darkest fears!"@en
  • "The moment young Finn sets eyes on Estella, she becomes his inspiration ... and his obsession. Despite being warned, "she'll only break your heart," he vows to win her love. Years later, thanks to a mysterious benefactor, aspiring artist Finn is off to New York, where he is reunited with the icy and beauiful Estella. When she agrees to model for him, Finn's dearest hopes may at last be realized-- along with his darkest fears!"
  • "Richly animated adaption of Charles Dicken's classic, Great Expectations. Pip climbs the social ladder he so covets while shunning the people who care for him most. Follow Pip as life's twists and turns reveal that friends and family are more valuable than gold."@en
  • "David Lean directs this classic adaptation of Dickens's novel about a young orphan who develops 'great expectations' after a mysterious benefactor pledges to sponsor his transformation into a gentleman. Pip (Anthony Wager) is visiting the graves of his deceased parents when he finds himself confronted by an escaped convict, Magwitch (Finlay Currie). Unfortunately for Pip, Magwitch isn't the only frightening adult he becomes acquainted with. When Miss Havisham (Martita Hunt), an eccentric old woman still dressed for the wedding at."@en
  • "Teaching materials for studying the novel Great expectations, including b&w photographs from the motion picture of the same title."@en
  • "A young orphan is raised to become the toast of English society. Follow his life's twist and turns as he realizes that family and friends are more valuable than gold."
  • "Adapted from the Charles Dickens' novel, this is a story of Pip, a young boy who receives a fortune which he believes has come from an eccentric old lady. Instead, he discovers it came from an escaped convict he once helped."@en
  • "David Lean's film of the Dickens novel about the strange consequences of the meeting of a young boy and an escaped convict; with John Mills, Valerie Hobson and Alec Guiness."@en
  • "This sweeping episode chronicles the life of Pip, a penniless orphan who inherits a fortune from a mysterious source, enabling him to come of age as a young Victorian gentleman."
  • "This sweeping episode chronicles the life of Pip, a penniless orphan who inherits a fortune from a mysterious source, enabling him to come of age as a young Victorian gentleman."@en
  • "This is a story of the love of a man for an unreachable woman. Updated to modern day New York City, the story concerns a man of modest background who falls in love with a rich girl. But when a mysterious benefactor greenlights the man to make his dreams come true, everything done has the ultimate goal of making Estella fall in love with him."
  • "An unknown benefactor supplies orphaned Pip, a blacksmith's apprentice, with the means to be educated in London as a gentleman of "great expectations.""
  • "Feature film from the UK. Drama. Screen adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel. A young man befriends an escaped convict, who anonymously becomes his benefactor."
  • "The adventures of a young orphan who receives the means to be an educated gentleman from an unknown benefactor."
  • "In the gloom of a country graveyard, a young boy encounters an escaped convict ... a chance meeting that years later leads the boy to tragedy, mystery and wealth."@en
  • "A young boy encounters an escaped convict in a country graveyard and years later this chance meeting leads to tragedy, mystery, and wealth."
  • ""Story of a young man befriending an escaped convict who becomes his unknown benefactor and of the consequences of the young man as he establishes himself in the world."--container."
  • "Marriage as an institution still maintains some of its traditional values. However many believe that marriage has lost its stability and it's become a non-permanent institution. This program examines the different stresses that effect the stability of marriage today."
  • "Adapted from the Charles Dickens' novel, this is a story of Pip, a young boy who receives a fortune which he believes has come from an eccentric old lady. Instead, he discovers it came from a very different source."@en
  • "Based on Charles Dickens' timeless tale, this is a story of the love of a man for an unreachable woman. Updated to modern day New York City, the story concerns a man of modest background who falls in love with a rich girl. But when a mysterious benefactor greenlights the man to make his dreams come true, everything done has the ultimate goal of making Estella fall in love with him."@en
  • "David Lean directed this classic film version of Dickens' novel, in which orphan Pip (Anthony Wager) befriends an escaped convict before being elevated to higher circles as the companion of mad Miss Havisham and her niece Estella (Jean Simmons), with whom the boy quickly falls in love. When the adult Pip (John Mills) discovers a mysterious benefactor has paved the way for him to become a gentleman, he assumes Miss Havisham is responsible."
  • ""David Lean directed this stylish presentation of Charles Dickens' heartwarming story of a young man befriending an escaped convict who becomes his unknown benefactor, and of the consequences for the young man as he establishes himself in the world." [box cover note]."@en
  • "Young orphan Pip (Toby Irvine) finds his life changed forever soon after encountering and lending assistance to escaped convict Magwitch (Ralph Fiennes) on the marshlands near his home. Later, after being summoned to attend the stately home of Miss Havisham (Helena Bonham Carter) and finding himself mesmerised by the old lady's beautiful but cold-hearted niece, Estella (Helena Barlow/Holliday Grainger), Pip learns that he has been granted an inheritance by a mysterious benefactor. After moving to London to be educated as a gentleman under the guardianship of lawyer Mr. Jaggers (Robbie Coltrane), a now adult Pip (Jeremy Irvine), believing he now has the necessary social standing, sets about convincing Estella that he is worthy of her love."
  • "Uses pen-and-ink drawings in an adaptation of Charles Dickens' novel of the same title, about the adventures of a young orphan growing up in Victorian England."@en
  • "According to James Agee, this rendering of the much-loved Dickens classic "does for Dickens" what "Henry V" does for Shakespeare - that is, it indicates a method for translating him from print to film."@en
  • "An adaptation of the Dickens' story about the intrigue and romance attending a young man's coming of age in London society. (Does not circulate)."
  • "Based on Charles Dickens' novel, this is a story of the love of a man for an unreachable woman. Updated to modern day New York City, the story concerns a man of modest background who falls in love with a rich girl. But when a mysterious benefactor greenlights the man to make his dreams come true, everything done has the ultimate goal of making Estella fall in love with him."@en
  • "Based on Charles Dickens' novel, this is a story of the love of a man for an unreachable woman. Updated to modern day New York City, the story concerns a man of modest background who falls in love with a rich girl. But when a mysterious benefactor greenlights the man to make his dreams come true, everything done has the ultimate goal of making Estella fall in love with him."
  • "De weesjongen Pip, die in armoede is opgegroeid, wordt door een geheimzinnige weldoener in staat gesteld een echte heer te worden."
  • "An orphan living with his sister in Florida helps a convict and later finds his life transformed when he is summoned to New York to pursue his career as an artist."
  • "A resource kit designed to help teach this major work of literature."
  • ""In the gloom of a country graveyard, a young boy encounters an escaped convict, a chance meeting that years later leads the boy to tragedy, mystery and wealth.""@en
  • "Pip, a poor orphan who befriends an escaped convict and who grows up in the company of a bitter old woman, Miss Havisham, and her haughty young ward, Estella. Pip learns the rewards of both vindictiveness and gratitude as a result of these events."
  • "Here is the story of Pip and his mysterious rise from ill-used orphan to gentleman. Magwitch, the brutal convict, withered Miss Havisham, still wearing her yellowed wedding gown, and the heartless and beautiful Estella, are vivid characters."@en
  • "David Lean directs this classic film version of Dickens' novel, in which orphan Pip (Anthony Wager) befriends an escaped convict before being elevated to higher circles as the companion of mad Miss Havisham and her niece, Estella (Jean Simmons), with whom the boy quickly falls in love. When the adult Pip (John Mills) discovers a mysterious benefactor has paved the way for him to become a gentleman, he assumes Miss Havisham is responsible."
  • "Childhood playmates, Pip and Estella, take different courses in their lives, yet Pip holds onto his dreams of marrying Estella."@en
  • "The Dickens classics of the young orphan whose path crosses that of an escaped convict who changes his life."
  • "Dickens' tale of an apprentice given the chance to become a gentleman is now that of a young Florida artist named Finn, given the chance to become a success in 1990s New York. First, a mysterious convict bullies Finn into saving his life. Next, Finn is summoned to an overgrown Gothic palazzo where Nora Dinsmoor lives in the past, attended by beautiful blonde Estella, who will haunt him through the rest of the story. Last, there is secret benefactor whose munificence allows him to work toward his dream of success, and to win Estella."@en
  • "Childhood playmates, Pip and Estella, take different courses in their lives, yet Pip holds onto his dreams of marrying Estella."
  • "In the gloom of a country graveyard, a young boy encounters an escaped convict, a chance meeting that years later leads the boy to tragedy, mystery and wealth."@en
  • "In the gloom of a country graveyard, a young boy encounters an escaped convict, a chance meeting that years later leads the boy to tragedy, mystery and wealth."
  • "Film adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel Great Expectations. the story about the fortunes of an orphaned lad. Rober Fryer, Producer and Joseph Hardy, Director."
  • "Pip leaves his poverty to become wealthy through his service to an unknown benefactor."
  • "And so on that memorable afternoon, after meeting with the mysterious convict Magwich (Stratford Johns), began the rise in fortunes of the young Pip (Gerry Sundquist). At the hand of this mysterious benefactor whom he believes to be vindicative Miss Havisham (Joan Hichson), Pip grows to maturity and falls in love with her cold hearted niece, Estella (Sarah Jane Varley), discarding his horrible past as black smith's apprentice. His social identity seems complete but as he soon discovers, the past is never easily left behind."@en
  • "Here is the story of Pip and his mysterious rise from ill-used orphan to gentleman. Magwitch, the brutal convict, withered Miss Havisham, still wearing her yellowed wedding gown, and the heartless and beautiful Estella, are vivid characters. The moment young Finn sets eyes on Estella, she becomes his inspiration...and his obsession. Years later, thanks to a mysterious benefactor, aspiring artist Finn is off to New York, where he is reunited with the icy and beautiful Estella."
  • "Tells Charles Dickens' story of Pip, the blacksmith's apprentice, who is mysteriously set up as a "gentleman of great expectations." Emphasis is placed upon Pip's awakening to an appreciation of gentlemanliness exemplified by such homely virtues as loyalty and gratitude rather than the veneer of London fashions and manners."@en
  • ""Un joven provinciano llega a ser un distinguido caballero en Londres a causa de las acciones de un desconocido benefactor.""
  • "L'avenir du jeune Pip est tout tracé : orphelin, issu d'un milieu modeste, il sera forgeron, comme le mari de sa soeur. Mais sa vie bascule lorsqu'il vient an aide à un forçat évadé, puis rencontre la jeune Estella, dont il tombe amoureux. Un mystérieux bienfaiteur lui légue une grosse somme d'argent, et Pip se rend à Londres , afin de parfaire son éducation et de vivre l'existence d'un gentleman. Nourrissant de "grandes espérances", il renie son passé..."
  • "Depicts the growth and personal development of an orphan in 1800s England."@en
  • "Een arme jongen wordt verliefd op een meisje dat bij haar rijke excentrieke tante woont die in haar jeugd voor het altaar in de steek werd gelaten. Zij zint nog steeds op wraak en gebruikt hiervoor de ontluikende liefde tussen de twee kinderen."
  • "A boy meets an escaped convict on the Romney Marshes, with later consequences for both of them."

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