The Old Curiosity Shop (1909)

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.

Writer:

Charles Dickens (novel)

Star:

Marcia Moore

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Marcia Moore ... Little Nell
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Storyline

An old-fashioned London street of the Dickens period. Little Nell is sent on an errand by her grandfather and loses her way. Dick Swiveller takes her home. In a corner of the Old Curiosity Shop Kit Nibbles, a friend of little Nell, is discovered waiting anxiously for her. Swiveller enters with Nell. Kit is overjoyed at her safe return. Nell invites Swiveller into the house. He declines, and surrenders her to Kit, who bows and bashfully takes Nell into the house. The interior of the Old Curiosity Shop. Nell enters, followed by Kit. She immediately takes charge of the household affairs. She orders Kit to bring in wood, then sets the tea table. Grandfather Trent enters. Nell goes to him and is greeted tenderly, showing deep affection between the old man and child. Kit returns with wood and starts to go out again for more, bumping into Fred Trent, a dissolute brother of little Nell. Fred Trent demands money of the grandfather and is refused. He leaves, vowing that he will get it. ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Short | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 January 1909 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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