Great Expectations

  • 1989
  • TV Show
  • None

Dickens' abused apprentice and his rise to gentility, this one from Disney and British producers. Writer John Goldsmith also adapted Dickens' `The Old Curiosity Shop' and `David Copperfield.'

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Episode 1 Season 0, Episode 1 Apr 12, 1999 Paid

A terrifying encounter with an escaped convict proves to be a pivotal event in Pip's childhood, as are his enforced visits to the eccentric Miss Havisham and her ward, Estella. Estella is proud and rude, but exceptionally beautiful, and she mocks Pip for his humble status so that he longs to be rich and educated, as she is.

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Great Expectations Season 1
Lavish adaptation of the classic Charles Dickens novel.

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  • Premiered: July 9, 1989
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: Dickens' abused apprentice and his rise to gentility, this one from Disney and British producers. Writer John Goldsmith also adapted Dickens' `The Old Curiosity Shop' and `David Copperfield.' (more)

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