A look at MGM’s 1935 production of the Charles Dickens classic David Copperfield starring Freddie Bartholomew and WC Fields. Includes notes and quotes from David O. Selznick and George Cukor about production and casting, a brief outline of the film and its many characters, the latter highlighted by a biography of of the obscure Lennox Pawle, who played Mr. Dick.
I watched a pair of Richard Dix films this week, the Oscar winning Cimarron from 1931 and The Conquerors released the following year. This review focuses on the film I liked better.
An attempt to trace the early history of Hollywood movies on television from the 1940s through WOR-TV’s Italian Film Theater and Million Dollar Movie in the mid-1950’s.
Ronald Colman’s magnificent performance as Sydney Carton highlights MGM’s 1935 production of A Tale of Two Cities.