Sunday, June 18
Directed by David Lean
Starring John Mills, Jean Simmons & Alec Guinness
Based on the novel by Charles Dickens
(1946, David Lean) The great literary adaptation: Dickens’ story of an orphan enriched by a mysterious benefactor comes to life with a cast including Anthony Wager/John Mills and Jean Simmons/ Valerie Hobson as the young/adult Pip and Estella, Martita Hunt as Miss Havisham, Francis L. Sullivan (Night and the City) as Mr. Jaggers, and Alec Guinness as Herbert Pocket – his first major role. 35mm. Approx. 118 min.
“Dickens was a superb screenwriter.”
– David Lean