The Old Curiosity Shop (1934) Movie poster and book cover compared.

The Old Curiosity Shop

Thomas Bentley, 1934

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The Old Curiosity Shop
Charles Dickens, 1840

The Old Curiosity Shop is a movie directed by Thomas Bentley in 1934 and based on the book of the same name by Charles Dickens, first published in 1840. The movie features Ben Webster, Elaine Benson, Hay Petrie, Beatrix Thomson, Gibb McLaughlin, Lily Long, and others.

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Movie Poster: The Old Curiosity Shop (Thomas Bentley, 1934)

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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

Nell Trent lives with her grandfather, the proprietor of the Old Curiosity Shop. Grandfather has a disquieting secret, a gambling addiction fed by high-interest loans from the bully Daniel Quilp. The villainous Quilp wants to get possession of the shop, and Nell. In league with his lawyer Samson Brass and Samson’s sister Sally, Quilp seizes Grandfather’s assets.

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Movie vs Book

Poster of The Old Curiosity Shop, the 1934 movie by Thomas Bentley

Year

1934

Minutes

90

Movie Rate

6.30

Source: IMDb

Movie

The Old Curiosity Shop

Country: USA

Year: 1934

Length: 1h30m

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
Mr. Quilp (1975)
Movie by Michael Tuchner
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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Cover of The Old Curiosity Shop, the 1840 book by Charles Dickens

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