The Old Curiosity Shop
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The Old Curiosity Shop
In this Disney version of Charles Dickens' The Old Curiosity Shop, Nell Trent is well cared for by her kind and gentle grandfather (Peter Ustinov) at his London curiosity shop. She, in turn, looks after him, cooking meals and keeping him company with her angelic smile and loving nature, vowing never to leave him. All is well, or so it seems. But unknown to 13-year-old Nell, Grandfather Trent has a dark and dangerous obsession: gambling. Having lost his savings to the spendthrift ways of demanding relatives, he now pins his hopes for financial solvency -- and Nell's future -- on the… More

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"Honors the soulfulness of a good-hearted little girl and damns the life-draining evil of addiction."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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