Charles Dickens (3-DVD Set)
Comprehensive three-disc set utilizes dramatic re-creations to examine the literary giant's fascinating life and the profound effect it had on his work. "Uncovering The Real Dickens" blends documentary footage and dramatization to paint a telling portrait of the author. "A Christmas Carol" (1996) finds Dickens (Anton Lesser) hosting a private one-man reading of the classic holiday tale in his home. "Songs From Grope Lane" follows a young and rebellious Dickens and his desire to break away from his dreary life. Also includes "David Copperfield" (1999), starring Ian McKellen and Daniel Radcliffe. 8 hrs. total. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital stereo; featurette.
- Simon Curtis
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Richards, Ciaran Mcmenamin, Bob Hoskins, Sally Field, Tim Curry, Michael York, Hugh Dancy, Emilia Fox, Daniel Radcliffe, Edward Asner, Eileen Atkins, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Anthony Andrews, Frank McCusker, Pauline Quirke, Maggie Smith, Max Dolbey, Edward Hardwicke, John Normington, Freddie Jones, Trevor Eve, Michael Elphick, Nigel Davenport, Emily Hamilton... More