Mr. Quilp (1975) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Mr. Quilp

Michael Tuchner, 1975

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The Old Curiosity Shop
Charles Dickens, 1840

Mr. Quilp is a movie directed by Michael Tuchner in 1975 and based on the book The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens, first published in 1840. The movie features Anthony Newley, David Hemmings, Jill Bennett, Sarah-Jane Varley, Michael Hordern, David Warner, and others.

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RATING

6.7

/ 10

Movie Poster: Mr. Quilp (Michael Tuchner, 1975)

7.5

/ 10

Book Cover: The Old Curiosity Shop (Charles Dickens, 1840)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of The Old Curiosity Shop, the 1840 book by Charles Dickens.

The Old Curiosity Shop

Read by: George Hagan

Storyline

Musical version of Charles Dickens tale The old curiosity shop. A kindly shop owner whose overwhelming gambling debts allow a greedy landlord to seize his shop of dusty treasures. Evicted and with no way to pay his debts, he and his granddaughter flee.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Mr. Quilp, the 1975 movie by Michael Tuchner

Year

1975

Minutes

118

Movie Rate

6.70

Source: IMDb

Movie

Mr. Quilp

Original title: The Old Curiosity Shop

Country: UK

Year: 1975

Length: 1h58m

Cover of The Old Curiosity Shop, the 1840 book by Charles Dickens

Year

1840

Pages

576

Book Rate

7.56

S: Goodreads

Book

The Old Curiosity Shop

Country: UK

First published in: 1840

Length: 576 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Other screen adaptations of the book

Movie poster
The Old Curiosity Shop (1934)
Movie by Thomas Bentley
TV Mini-Series poster
The Old Curiosity Shop (1979-1980)
TV Mini-Series by Julian Amyes
Movie poster
The Old Curiosity Shop (1995)
Movie by Kevin Connor
Movie poster
The Old Curiosity Shop (2007)
Movie by Brian Percival

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