Directed by David Lean, "Great Expectations" (also known as "Geheimnisvolle Erbschaft", "Grandi speranze") is a Drama film, released on May 22 of 1947 in the USA , starring John Mills, Valerie Hobson, Jean Simmons, Bernard Miles, Francis L. Sullivan and Finlay Currie.
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Who is the director of "Great Expectations":
Great Expectations was directed by David Lean, an English director, writer, actor, and producer.
Before Great Expectations, David Lean had directed Brief Encounter, released in 1945, Blithe Spirit (1945), This Happy Breed (1944), In Which We Serve (1942). Since, he directed Oliver Twist, released in 1948, Madeleine (1950), The Sound Barrier (1952), Summertime (1955), The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), and Lawrence of Arabia (1962).
When was "Great Expectations" released:
Great Expectations was first released in the United States on Thursday, May 22, 1947.. This was seventy-two (72) years ago.
It has been released on Thursday, December 26, 1946 in the United Kingdom; Friday, December 12, 1947 in France; Tuesday, December 16, 1947 in Germany; Saturday, March 27, 1948 in Italy and on Tuesday, January 18, 1949 in Japan.
What is the cast of "Great Expectations":
At the casting of Great Expectations we find John Mills, previously seen in The Way to the Stars (1945) and Waterloo Road (1945); Valerie Hobson (Sabotage Agent (1943), Unpublished Story (1942)); Jean Simmons (Caesar and Cleopatra (1945), The Way to the Stars (1945)) [ more... ]
- O.B. Clarence and Bernard Miles, Martita Hunt, Ivor Barnard, Hay Petrie also worked together in Quiet Wedding, released in 1941.
- Torin Thatcher and Valerie Hobson, Bernard Miles, Hay Petrie also worked together in The Spy in Black, released in 1939.
- Torin Thatcher and Valerie Hobson, Bernard Miles, Hay Petrie have all also be seen in Contraband, released in 1940.
- Bernard Miles, Francis L. Sullivan and Finlay Currie also worked together in The Day Will Dawn, released in 1942.
- Bernard Miles, Hay Petrie and John Forrest have all also be seen in The Guinea Pig, released in 1948.
- Finlay Currie, Martita Hunt and Ivor Barnard also worked together in So Evil My Love, released in 1948.
- Finlay Currie, John Forrest and Torin Thatcher can be seen in Bonnie Prince Charlie, released in 1948.
- Francis L. Sullivan, Alec Guinness and Ivor Barnard have all also be seen in Oliver Twist, released in 1948.
- Jean Simmons, Francis L. Sullivan and Ivor Barnard also worked together in Caesar and Cleopatra, released in 1945.
- Martita Hunt, Ivor Barnard and O.B. Clarence also worked together in The Mill on the Floss, released in 1937.
- O.B. Clarence and John Mills, Jean Simmons can all be seen in The Way to the Stars, released in 1945.
- Finlay Currie, Ivor Barnard and John E. Burch also appeared together in The Good Companions, released in 1933.
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