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Patrick McCarthy <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 11 May 1999 09:25:28 -0700
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Fellow Dickns-ellers...

        First of all, thanks to Susanna Betzel and Becky Tracy, who
gently noted and corrected my error in listing the cast of the
1947 David Lean version of _Great Expectations_: Valerie Hobson did indeed
play Estella, and Martita Hunt was an unforgettable Miss Havisham.

        Larry Doyle <[log in to unmask]> has done me at least two
better by providing the following:

Professor McCarthy --

The full cast (and other information) re the 1947 David Lean production
of Great Expectations can be found at the Internet Movie Database
(http://us.imdb.com/Credits?Great+Expectations+(1946))

John Mills (I) .... Mr. Pip (Phillip Pirrip)
Anthony Wager .... Young Pip
Valerie Hobson .... Estella/Molly
Jean Simmons .... Young Estella
Bernard Miles .... Joe Gargery
Francis L. Sullivan .... Jaggers
Finlay Currie .... Magwitch
Martita Hunt .... Miss Havisham
Alec Guinness .... Herbert Pocket
Ivor Barnard .... Mr. Wemmick
Freda Jackson .... Mrs. Joe
Eileen Erskine .... Biddy
George Hayes (I) .... Convict
Hay Petrie .... Uncle Pumblechook
John Forrest (I) .... The Pale Young Gentleman
Torin Thatcher .... Bentley Drummle
O.B. Clarence .... The Aged Parent
John Burch (I) .... Mr. Wopsle
Richard George .... The Sergeant
Grace Denbigh Russell .... Mrs. Wopsle (as Grace Denbigh-Russell)
Everley Gregg .... Sarah Pocket
Anne Holland .... Relation
Frank Atkinson .... Mike Gordon
Begg .... Night Porter
Edie Martin .... Mrs. Shimple
Walford Hyden .... The Dancing Master
Roy Arthur .... Galley Steersman

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