Overview

In this Dickens adaptation, orphan Pip discovers through lawyer Mr. Jaggers that a mysterious benefactor wishes to ensure that he becomes a gentleman. Reunited with his childhood patron, Miss Havisham, and his first love, the beautiful but emotionally cold Estella, he discovers that the elderly spinster has gone mad from having been left at the altar as a young woman, and has made her charge into a warped, unfeeling heartbreaker.

  1. David Lean

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Charles Dickens

    Novel

  3. Cecil McGivern

    Screenplay

  4. Ronald Neame

    Screenplay

  5. Anthony Havelock-Allan

    Screenplay

  6. Kay Walsh

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. John Mills

    John Mills

    Pip

  2. Tony Wager

    Tony Wager

    Young Pip

  3. Valerie Hobson

    Valerie Hobson

    Estella

  4. Jean Simmons

    Jean Simmons

    Young Estella

  5. Bernard Miles

    Bernard Miles

    Joe Gargery

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Great Expectations
Great Expectations

Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • December 26, 1946
    NR
    Theatrical

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    No rating information.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 58m

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