A scene from David Copperfield (1911)
|Directed by||George O. Nichols|
|Based on||David Copperfield|
by Charles Dickens
|Distributed by||Thanhouser Film Corporation|
The film was made by the Thanhouser Film Corporation, an independent company located in New Rochelle, New York founded by Edwin Thanhouser. The film has been credited to Theodore Marston, but recent research points to George O. Nichols as director.
David Copperfield consists of three reels and as three separate films, released in three consecutive weeks, with three different titles: The Early Life of David Copperfield, Little Em'ly and David Copperfield, and The Loves of David Copperfield.
- Flora Foster as David Copperfield as a boy.
- Ed Genung as David Copperfield as a man.
- Marie Eline as Em'ly as a Child
- Florence La Badie as Em'ly as a Woman
- Mignon Anderson as Dora Spenlow
- Viola Alberti as Betsey Trotwood
- Justus D. Barnes as Ham Peggotty in part one
- William Russell as Ham Peggotty in part two
- William Garwood Ham Peggotty in part three
- Thanhouser Film Corporation on the British Film Institute website
- David Copperfield on the British Film Institute website
- Pointer, Michael (1996). Charles Dickens On The Screen: The Film, Television, and Video Adaptations. Scarecrow Press. p. 121. ISBN 0-810-82960-6.
- David Copperfield (1911) at silentera.com
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