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Famous Authors: Charles Dickens

1996 Rated NR 30m

Celebrated English novelist Charles Dickens endured a difficult childhood, eventually rising above his lack of early education to become a journalist. His novels, including Oliver Twist, Hard Times and Great Expectations, are known for their social criticism, exemplified by suffering characters enduring cruel fates. Through period documents, artwork and other archival material, this program traces the life and work of the enduring author.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.