CTVA UK - "Fredric March presents Tales From Dickens" (1959)

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Fredric March presents
Tales from Dickens
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
David Moore
 Dinosaur TV - Save Our Forgotten British Heritage (David Moore)
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
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FREDRIC MARCH presents TALES FROM DICKENS
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Towers of London production
Filmed at Associated British Studios, Elstree, England
for
ABC Television [UK] (no connection with the American ABC Network)
Transcription Holdings, Ltd. [CLNA: Coronet/M.T.I. Film and Video, Inc.]
(US copyright date October 1959 - Library of Congress)
Produced by Harry Alan Towers
Produced in co-operation with the Dickensian Society

UK Filmed Anthology series circa 1959 15 episodes x 30 min bw Film

Hosted by Fredric March

Adaptations of extracts from the novels of Charles Dickens.

Note::
Hollywood actor Fredric March won an Oscar for his performance
in the the 1946 classic "The Best Years Of Our Lives"


## Fredric March presents Tales From Dickens ##
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[01] Fredric March Presents "Tales From Dickens": MEET MR DICKENS
Filmed circa 1959
airdate unknown
Directed by Robert Lynn-OR-Ross Mackenzie

[02] Fredric March Presents "Tales From Dickens": A DICKENS CHRISTMAS: THE RUNAWAYS
Filmed circa 1959
27Dec59 ITV ABC Sunday
2Apr69 rpt ITV Thames
Directed by Robert Lynn
Starring
Bobbie Howes
Athene Seyler
Martin Stpehens

[03] Fredric March Presents "Tales From Dickens": A DICKENS CHRISTMAS: A CHRISTMAS CAROL
(extract from "A Christmas Carol")
Filmed circa 1959
27Dec59 [uk] ABC Sunday
Directed by UNKNOWN
Starring
Basil Rathbone
Toke Townley

[04] Fredric March Presents "Tales From Dickens": CHRISTMAS AT DINGLEY DELL
Filmed circa 1959
25Dec60 ITV ABC Sunday
26Dec68 ITV Thames Boxing Day 11:25am
Directed by Robert Lynn
Starring
James Donald
Ambrosine Phillpotts
John Salew
Jack Watling

[05] Fredric March Presents "Tales From Dickens": BARDELL VERSUS PICKWICK
Filmed Feb/March 1959
airdate unknown
(This story was originally filmed for "Lilli Palmer Theatre" in 1955
and RE-FILMED or RE-EDITED for "Tales From Dickens")

Directed by Ross Mackenzie
Cast:
Donald Wolfit .......... Sgt Buzzfuzz
Felix Felton ........... Dodson
John Salew ............. Pickwick
Harry Fowler ........... Sam Weller
Edna Morris
John Hewer
Jack Watling
Richard Briers
Malcolm Knight
Robert Raikes
Tony Sympson
Vi Stephens
Victor Woolf
Charles Heslop
Henry Longhurst
[David Moore /Television Today]


[06] Fredric March Presents "Tales From Dickens": MR PICKWICK'S DILEMMA
(extract from "Pickwick Papers")
Filmed circa 1959
24Dec61 [uk] ABC Sunday
Directed by Ross Mackenzie
starring
John Salew
Harry Fowler

[07] Fredric March Presents "Tales From Dickens": SAM WELLER AND HIS FATHER
Filmed circa 1959
3Jun62 ITV ABC Sunday
Directed by Robert Lynn

[08] Fredric March Presents "Tales From Dickens": DAVID AND HIS MOTHER
Filmed circa 1959
airdate unknown
Directed by Robert Lynn

[09] Fredric March Presents "Tales From Dickens": DAVID AND BETSY TROTWOOD
Filmed circa 1959
17Jun62 ITV ABC Sunday
Directed by UNKNOWN

[10] Fredric March Presents "Tales From Dickens": DAVID AND MR. MICAWBER
(extract from "David Copperfield")
Filmed circa 1959
24Jun62 ITV ABC Sunday
Directed by Robert Lynn
Starring
Robert Morley ......... Mr. Micawber
Martin Stephens ....... David Copperfield
Irene Handl ........... Mrs. Micawber

[11] Fredric March Presents "Tales From Dickens": DORA AND DAVID
Filmed circa 1959
airdate unknown
Directed by UNKNOWN

[12] Fredric March Presents "Tales From Dickens": DAVID AND DORA GET MARRIED
Filmed circa 1959
8Jul62 ITV ABC Sunday
Directed by UNKNOWN

[13] Fredric March Presents "Tales From Dickens": URIAH HEEP
Filmed circa 1959
airdate unknown
Directed by UNKNOWN

[14] Fredric March Presents "Tales From Dickens": THE OLD SOLDIER
Filmed circa 1959
25Dec66 ITV ABC Sunday
Directed by UNKNOWN

[15] Fredric March Presents "Tales From Dickens": MISS HAVISHAM
Filmed circa 1959
25Dec66 ITV ABC Sunday
Directed by UNKNOWN

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[--] Armchair Summer Theatre: YOUNG DAVID
06Sep59 ITV UK Sun 10:05PM
Directed by Robert Lynn
Produced in co-operation with the Dickensian Society
Hosted by:
Fredric March
Cast:
Martin Stephens ....... David Copperfield
Robert Morley ......... Mr. Micawber
Irene Handl ........... Mrs. Micawber
Alan Wheatley ......... Mr. Murdstone
Patricial Jessel ...... Miss Murdstone
Anne Gudrun ........... Mrs. Copperfield
Fred Kitchen .......... Mr. Quinion
Barbara Ogilvie ....... Peggotty
Peter Bull ............ Mr. Creakle
Marjorie Fleeson ...... Mrs. Creakle
Synopsis:
The early life of David Copperfield, dramatised from the famous
Charles Dickens novel.
(A compilation of 2 episodes from "Tales of Dickens")

## Fredric March presents Tales From Dickens ##
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