Dombey and Son

Film, TV or theatrical adaptations

The novel has been adapted for the screen at least four times:

  • 1917 – Dombey and Son a British Silent film starring Norman McKinnel as Paul Dombey and Hayford Hobbs as Walter Gay
  • 1931 – Rich Man's Folly a loose adaptation of the novel which is modernised and set in the United States
  • 1969 – a television mini-series starring John Carson as Paul Dombey and Derek Seaton as Walter Gay
  • 1974 – Dombi i syn a Soviet teleplay starring Valentin Gaft as Paul Dombey and Konstantin Raikin as Walter Gay
  • 1983 – a television mini-series starring Julian Glover as Paul Dombey and Max Gold as Walter Gay
  • 2007 - Dombais et fils a French television mini-series starring Christophe Malavoy as Charles Dombais (=Paul Dombey)

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