The Death of Poor Joe (1901) - earliest Dickens film, 1-min long
March 11, 2012 9:35 PM Subscribe
The earliest surviving Charles Dickens film, thought lost since 1954, has been re-found in the British Film Institute's archive. The Death of Poor Joe (YouTube HD, IMDB, Wikipedia), a one minute-long silent film based on an episode in Dickens' novel Bleak House, was filmed in 1901.
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