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my favorite dickens. Great Expectations (1946) Directed by David Lean.

British film 'Great Expectations' Directed by David Lean, and starring John Mills as Pip, Martita Hunt as Miss Havisham, Jean Simmons as young Estelle with Valerie Hobson playing the adult Estelle.

RYAN'S DAUGHTER (1970) - Robert Mitchum - Trevor Howard - Christopher Jones - John Mills - Leo McKern - Sarah Miles - Directed by David Lean - MGM - Movie Poster.

Directed by David Lean. With Robert Mitchum, Trevor Howard, John Mills, Christopher Jones. Set in the wake of the 1916 Easter Rising, a married woman in a small Irish village has an affair with a troubled British officer.

Great Expectations | BFI | British Film Institute

The orphan and the spinster, the marshland and the metropolis: Dickens’s vivid characters and locales receive the breath of cinematic life in David Lean’s cherished adaptation.

Sarah Miles, Christopher Jones in "Ryan's Daughter" (1970). Director: David Lean.

My affair with Ryan's Daughter: CHARLES FOSKETT's extraordinary life with actress Sarah Miles

Sarah Miles, Christopher Jones in "Ryan's Daughter" Director: David Lean.

"Badges! Badges? We don't need no stinking badges!"

The Treasure of The Sierra Madre Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, Tim Holt



David Lean with one of seven Academy Awards won by Lawrence of Arabia.

Academy Award Winner for Best Director ~ David Lean, (Lawrence of Arabia) April, 1963

Sir David Lean, English film director, producer, screenwriter and editor, best remembered for big-screen epics The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), and Doctor Zhivago (1965).

David Lean (British Epic & Costume drama director: Brief Encounter Great Expectations The Bridge on the River Kwai Lawrence of Arabia Doctor Zhivago

Ryan's Daughter - David Lean (1970)

Ryan's Daughter, By David Lean with Sarah Miles, Robert Mitchum, Trevor Howard and John Mills.