Frank Lloyd’s adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic novel is a gorgeous affair with accomplished special effects (William Farnum played both Charles Darnay and Sydney Carton thanks to double exposure), beautiful costumes and suitably lavish sets with cinematography to match.
While it doesn’t touch the emotions as much as it could, it is still a thoroughly excellent adaptation of an oft-filmed story and is well worth your time.
How does it end? Hover or tap below for a spoiler.Follows the original novel with Carton giving his life so that Darnay can live.
If it were a dessert it would be: Salted Caramel Butterscotch Blondies. A classic with enough of a twist to keep things interesting.
Availability: Released on DVD by Grapevine.
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