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  • Great Expectations

    Directed by David Lean • 1946 • United Kingdom

    One of the great translations of literature into film, David Lean's GREAT EXPECTATIONS brings Charles Dickens's masterpiece to robust on-screen life. Pip, Magwitch, Miss Havisham, and Estella populate Lean's magnificent miniature, beautifully photog...

  • Oliver Twist

    Directed by David Lean • 1948 • United Kingdom

    Expressionistic noir photography suffuses David Lean's OLIVER TWIST with a nightmarish quality, fitting its bleak, industrial setting. In Dickens' classic tale, an orphan wends his way from cruel apprenticeship to den of thieves in search of a tru...

  • Kind Hearts and Coronets

    Directed by Robert Hamer • 1949 • United Kingdom
    Starring Alec Guinness, Dennis Price, Valerie Hobson

    Director Robert Hamer’s fiendishly funny KIND HEARTS AND CORONETS stands as one of Ealing Studios’ greatest triumphs, and one of the most wickedly hilarious black comedies ever made. Dennis P...