A stranger offers Nell Trent and her Grandfather a warm place to spend the night. Richard "Dick" Swiveller attempts to get information about the Single Gentleman. Christopher "Kit" Nubbles wants Nell and her Grandfather to return to the curiosity shop.
Swiveller overhears that Jerry and his dancing dogs saw Nell and Grandfather at a waxworks. The Single Gentleman asks Mr. Harris to bring the dog master to the tavern tomorrow. Nell and Grandfather sleep in warm ashes.
The stranger watches the fire all night. Nell and Grandfather prepare to depart. The stranger warns grandfather that Nell is not well.
Nell begs for charity and explains their situation. Mr. Marton gives them a ride into the country and pays for their lodgings.
Daniel Quilp asks strangers if they have seen Nell and Grandfather. Mr. Marton decides to bring them to the village and insists Nell travel by stagecoach.
The stranger misleads Quilp. Mr. Marton worries about Nell's illness.
Credits: The Old Curiosity Shop: Episode 6
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In this episode, Mr. Marton takes pity upon Nell Trent and her Grandfather while Daniel Quilp searches for the pair. 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: 27 minutes
Copyright date: ©1979
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