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The Charles Dickens Collection - Volume 2 (1979 - 1999)  

Number: 736

cover The Charles Dickens Collection - Volume 2

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Country: UK, 1090 minutes

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Genre(s): Drama

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Medium: Original DVD

Plot Outline: Charles Dickens Collection - 2
These four acclaimed adaptations bring to life the legendary characters, devastating drama, and coarse humor of one of the world's greatest novelists

The Pickwick Papers (1985 TV Series)
Mr. Samuel Pickwick, a retired businessman is determined that after a quiet life of enterprise the time has come to set off on an unforgettable excursion accompanied by his three friends - Nathaniel Winkle, who fancies himself as a sportsman, Augustus Snodgrass a passionately natured poet and Tracy Tupman, a plump bachelor who is quite fond of the ladies. The four ramblers travel through the English countryside seeking all forms of adventure and getting into trouble wherever possible. 350 Min.

Dombey and Son (1983 TV Mini-Series)
A man whose life has no value without a son, an heir, to carry on his business must learn to reevaluate his faith and trust in his daughter when his wife dies in childbirth giving him a son who then passes away at a very young age. 295 Min

The Old Curiosity Shop (1979 TV Mini-Series)
Thirteen year-old Nell Trent lives with her ailing grandfather (Sebastian Shaw) in a run down London antiques shop, unaware that her grandfather has a ruinous gambling addiction that has left them nearly penniless. 265 Min

Our Mutual Friend (1999 TV Movie)
Charles Dickens' haunting semi-autobiographical tale of a boy who is sent away by his stepfather after his mother dies but manages to triumph over incredible adversities. 180 Min

Comments: BBC Home Entertainment;UPC794051262820;;4-Disc Set;

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