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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1947)

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108 min | Drama

A young, compassionate man struggles to save his family and friends from the abusive exploitation of his cold-hearted, grasping uncle.
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Alberto Cavalcanti (as Cavalcanti)
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Leslie Norman (as Leslie A. Norman)
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Updated Mar 12, 1947

Release date
Dec 3, 1947 (United States)

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Derek Bond
Nicholas Nickleby Nicholas Nickleby   See fewer
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Cedric Hardwicke
Ralph Nickleby Ralph Nickleby   See fewer
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Mary Merrall
Mrs. Nickleby Mrs. Nickleby   See fewer
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Sally Ann Howes
Kate Nickleby Kate Nickleby   See fewer
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Bernard Miles
Newman Noggs Newman Noggs   See fewer
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Athene Seyler
Miss La Creevy Miss La Creevy   See fewer
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Alfred Drayton
Wackford Squeers Wackford Squeers   See fewer
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Sybil Thorndike
Mrs. Squeers Mrs. Squeers   See fewer
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Vida Hope
Fanny Squeers Fanny Squeers   See fewer
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Roy Hermitage
Wackford Squeers Jnr. Wackford Squeers Jnr.   See fewer
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Cyril Fletcher
Mr.Mantalini / Alfred Mantalini Mr.Mantalini / Alfred Mantalini   See fewer
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Fay Compton
Madame Mantalini / Mme Mantalini Madame Mantalini / Mme Mantalini   See fewer
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Cathleen Nesbitt
Miss Knag Miss Knag   See fewer
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Stanley Holloway
Vincent Crummles Vincent Crummles   See fewer
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Vera Pearce
Mrs. Crummles / Mrs Crummles Mrs. Crummles / Mrs Crummles   See fewer
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Una Bart
Infant Phenomenon Infant Phenomenon   See fewer
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June Elvin
Miss Snevellicci Miss Snevellicci   See fewer
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Drusilla Wills
Mrs. Grudden Mrs. Grudden   See fewer
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James Hayter
Ned Cheeryble / Charles Cheeryble Ned Cheeryble / Charles Cheeryble   See fewer
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Emrys Jones
Frank Cheeryble Frank Cheeryble   See fewer
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Roddy Hughes
Tim Linkinwater Tim Linkinwater   See fewer
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George Relph
Mr. Bray Mr. Bray   See fewer
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Jill Balcon
Madeline Bray Madeline Bray   See fewer
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Michael Shepley
Mr. Gregsbury M. P. Mr. Gregsbury M. P.   See fewer
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Cecil Ramage
Sir Mulberry Hawk Sir Mulberry Hawk   See fewer
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Timothy Bateson
Lord Verisopht (as Tim Bateson) Lord Verisopht (as Tim Bateson)   See fewer
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Lawrence Hanray
Mr. Gride (as Laurence Hanray) Mr. Gride (as Laurence Hanray)   See fewer
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Frederick Burtwell
Sheriffs Mercury Sheriffs Mercury   See fewer
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John Salew
Mr. Lillyrick Mr. Lillyrick   See fewer
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Arthur Brander
Mr. Snawley Mr. Snawley   See fewer
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Eliot Makeham
Postman Postman   See fewer
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John Chandos
Employment Agent (uncredited) Employment Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ray Cooney
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Hattie Jacques
Mrs. Kenwick (uncredited) Mrs. Kenwick (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jean Marsh
Sewing Girl (uncredited) Sewing Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dandy Nichols
Mantalini's Employee (uncredited) Mantalini's Employee (uncredited)   See fewer
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Guy Rolfe
Mr. Folair (uncredited) Mr. Folair (uncredited)   See fewer
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Andrew Sachs
Schoolboy (uncredited) Schoolboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.9 / 10 | 568 votes