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A few months ago I began, but haven't finished a BBC version. Have you seen it? Though I haven't read the book, to my sorrow, I thought that it was quite excellent. I want to watch this one. I LOVED Room for One More!

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The absence of Dickens from modern education is perhaps its greatest indictment (which is saying something). He’s just too dangerously decent, I suppose, we wouldn’t want to stir up humanity in the children when we’re trying to fill them with sloganeering…

I’m sure you know it, but when it comes to David Lean and John Mills, it doesn’t get much better than Hobson’s Choice!

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