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David Copperfield


David Copperfield was MGM's major Christmas release for its 1934-1935 season and also the first of producer [[Performer~P110766~David O. Selznick~davidoselznick]]'s major "literary" films for that studio. While a great deal of editing and streamlining was necessary to distill [[Performer~P308966~Charles Dickens~charlesdickens]]' massive novel into 133 minutes of screen time, the end result was so successful that only the nittiest of nitpickers complained about the excised characters and events...more