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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby: Nineteenth century England. When Nicholas Nickleby's father dies and leaves his family destitute, his uncle, the greedy moneylender, Ralph Nickleby, finds Nicholas a job teaching in a repulsive school in Yorkshire. Nicholas flees the school taking with him one of the persecuted boys, Smike, and they join a troop of actors. Nicholas then has to protect Smike, while trying to stop his Uncle Ralph taking advantage of his sister Kate, and later his sweetheart, Madeline Bray, whose father is in debtors prison.
Director : Alberto Cavalcanti
Cast : Alfred Drayton, Arthur Brander, Athene Seyler, Aubrey Woods, Bernard Miles, Cathleen Nesbitt, Cecil Ramage, Cedric Hardwicke, Cyril Fletcher, Dandy Nichols, Derek Bond, Drusilla Wills, Eliot Makeham, Emrys Jones, Fay Compton, Frederick Burtwell, George Relph, Guy Rolfe, Hattie Jacques, James Hayter, Jill Balcon, John Chandos, John Salew, June Elvin, Laurence Hanray, Mary Merrall, Michael Shepley, Patricia Hayes, Roddy Hughes, Sally Ann Howes, Stanley Holloway, Sybil Thorndike, Timothy Bateson, Vera Pearce, Vida Hope