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"The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby": Wedding Plans (06:04)

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Mr. Arthur Gride informs Peg Sliderskew that he is getting married. Newman Noggs delivers a letter from Ralph Nickleby. Newman realizes the woman Nicholas Nickleby is in love with is Gride's intended bride.

"The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby": Communication (04:52)

Nicholas confesses his love.; Walter Bray refuses to listen. Madeline, despite her feelings, refuses to go against her dying father's wishes.

"The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby": Gambling Hall (05:35)

Sir Mulberry Hawk plots to harm Nicholas. Lord Frederick Verisopht strikes Hawk. The gamblers place bets on the outcome of the upcoming duel.

"The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby": The Duel (04:39)

Lord Verisopht explains that his debts will not be settled if he dies before he is married. Sir Hawk kills Lord Verisopht and plans on traveling to France to avoid persecution.

"The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby": Wedding Day (03:46)

Nicholas walks among the homeless in London and laments the amount of injustice in the world. Noggs encourages Nicholas to continue to fight and have hope.

"The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby": Wedding Ceremony (09:09)

Madeline accepts the marriage. Nicholas Nickleby interrupts the ceremony; Walter Bray dies. Sir Hawk divulges Lord Verisopht's death and Ralph's subsequent debt. Mr. Gride realizes Peg Sliderskew took the deed

"The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby": Smike's Illness (03:42)

Smike, ill with consumption, is startled to see the man who brought him to Squeers' school. Nicholas takes Smike to his childhood home in Devonshire.

"The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby": At the Kenwigs' (03:58)

Mr. Kenwig confronts his wife's uncle about marrying Miss Henrietta Petowker. Mr. Lillyvick reveals that his wife eloped with another man and stole his belongings.

"The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby": Meeting with Squeers (07:26)

Squeers worries about Mr. Snawley. Ralph convinces the schoolmaster to find Sliderskew and steal the will. Nicholas shares childhood memories with Smike and visits his father's grave; Kate confesses she declined Frank Cheeryble's proposal.

"The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby": Death (04:22)

Smike and Nicholas reenact the apothecary scene from "Romeo and Juliet." Smike confesses his love for Kate and dies peacefully in Nicholas' arms.

Credits: Act Four: Part 2 (02:24)

Credits: Act Four: Part 2

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Landmark Emmy-winning production of the 9 hour Royal Shakespeare Company's worldwide stage event based on the Charles Dickens novel, starring Roger Rees.Hawk is confronted by a friend with a crisis of conscience, and a duel ensues. Guests arrive for Arthur Gride's wedding to Madeline, as engineered by Ralph Nickleby, and Nicholas panics. Smite takes ill and is brought to Nicholas and Kate's family home in Devon to be nursed.

Length: 58 minutes

Item#: BVL194822

ISBN: 978-1-64623-520-9

Copyright date: ©1982

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