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Jennifer Mellet in The Old Curiosity Shop

The Old Curiosity Shop

1984 NR

An animated feature from the Dickens Family Classics line, this adaptation of The Old Curiosity Shop introduces a piece of classic literature to children. Little Nell Trent cares for her grandfather as the two run their shop. When Nell's brother squanders his grandfather's money, the old man must borrow from the shady Mr. Quilp, who eventually takes control of the shop. With nowhere to go, Nell and her grandfather learn to rely on each other.