Nell Trent watches her Grandfather gambling with two strangers and loses all their money.
Sampson Brass inquires how Richard "Dick" Swiveller likes the stool Sarah purchased for him. The simple gentleman has a visitor who is an organ grinder.
Swiveller laments his position and catches a small servant watching him. Sarah calls her "The little devil," but Swiveller decides to name her "The Marchioness." She mentions the Single Gentleman is looking for a boy.
Mr. Witherden introduces Christopher "Kit" Nubbles. The Single Gentleman asks for Nell and Grandfather's whereabouts.
Nell confesses she just saw Quilp and they need to leave the waxworks. Mr. George Slum wants to propose to Mrs. Jarley.
The Single Gentleman knows Nell and Grandfather traveled with the Punch and Judy puppeteers and worries about them. Nell has a nightmare. Betsy Quilp laments over the location of her husband; Quilp finds Nell's handkerchief.
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In this episode, Quilp comes closer to discovering the location of Nell and her Grandfather and Richard Dick Swiveller meets the Marchioness. Based upon the serial publication written by Charles Dickens for Master's Humphrey's Clock. This film adaptation stars Natalie Ogle, Trevor Peacock, and Sebastian Shaw.
Length: 28 minutes
Copyright date: ©1979
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