Pickwick Papers Poster

Release Date: 1952

DVD Release Date: February 24th, 2009

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 49 min

Plot Summary
In Victorian England, when scientific discovery is all the rage, four wealthy gentlemen led by the redoubtable Samuel Pickwick (James Hayter) set forth on an objective study of human behavior. The club's efforts are repeatedly thwarted by genteel con artist Mr. Jingle (Nigel Patrick) and his faithful manservant, Sam (Harry Fowler). The widow Mrs. Bardell (Hermione Baddeley) also gets involved when one of Mr. Jingle's schemes gets Pickwick put on trial for breaking a promise to marry her.

Cast: James Hayter, Nigel Patrick, James Donald, Hermione Baddeley, Kathleen Harrison, Hermione Gingold, Joyce Grenfell, Alexander Gauge

Director: Noel Langley

Genres: Adventure

Keywords: Lighthearted, Quest, Prison, Deception, Police officer, Judge, London, Witty


Nominated British Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1952)
Nominated Costume Design