Passed | | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A gentle orphan discovers life and love in an indifferent adult world.
According to Freddie Bartholomew, Basil Rathbone, who played Mr. Murdstone, was afraid of how audience would judge him for playing such an evil character. So, whenever they weren't shooting, Rathbone would go out of his way to be as nice to Bartholomew as much as possible, such as inviting him to his house and taking pictures with him to show the public that he was nothing like the character he was playing on screen.
Don't wait, Micawber! What are you waiting for?
Mr. Micawber: Because... because... In short, I choose!
Uriah Heep: Oh, you were always a worthless fellow, as all the world knows; you'll oblige me to get rid of you. Now you go along, I'll talk to you presently.
Mr. Micawber: If there's a ...
Micawber folds the paper of accusation twice.
Film opens with the last sentence of Charles Dickens's preface to the original edition: "Like many fond parents, I have in my heart of hearts, a favourite child, and his name is David Copperfield."
Also shown in a computer colorized version.