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Nicholas Nickleby (1947)

3

Atmospheric take on Nicholas Nickleby is stuffed with cameos and handsome visuals

Respectful and solidly crafted, these pre-war Dickens adaps suffer from cramming long novels into a film’s pint pot.

Meanwhile, Alberto Cavalcanti’s atmospheric take on Nicholas Nickleby is stuffed with cameos and handsome visuals, but lacks the relish of the director’s Went The Day Well?

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