David Copperfield Poster

Release Date: 1935

DVD Release Date: October 10th, 2006

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 10 min

Plot Summary
Abused by his cruel stepfather (Basil Rathbone) after his mother dies, young David Copperfield (Freddie Bartholomew) first finds shelter in the convivial home of Mr. Micawber (W.C. Fields) and later grows up under the protection of his kindhearted Aunt Betsey (Edna May Oliver). As an adult, David meets the beautiful Agnes Wickfield (Madge Evans) and attempts to free her struggling family's business from villainous blackmailer Uriah Heep (Roland Young) and his henchmen.

Cast: W.C. Fields, Freddie Bartholomew, Basil Rathbone, Lionel Barrymore, Maureen O'Sullivan, Madge Evans, Edna May Oliver, Lewis Stone

Director: George Cukor

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Keywords: Father, Rescue, Growing up, Melodramatic, London, Love triangle, Love, Office, Family


Nominated Film Editing
Nominated Assistant Director
Nominated Outstanding Production