Oliver Twist Poster

Release Date: October 19th, 2003

DVD Release Date: January 12th, 1999

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary
When 9-year-old orphan Oliver Twist (John Howard Davies) dares to ask his cruel taskmaster, Mr. Bumble (Francis L. Sullivan), for a second serving of gruel, he's hired out as an apprentice. Escaping that dismal fate, young Oliver falls in with the street urchin known as the Artful Dodger (Anthony Newley) and his criminal mentor, Fagin (Alec Guinness). When kindly Mr. Brownlow (Henry Stephenson) takes Oliver in, Fagin's evil henchman Bill Sikes (Robert Newton) plots to kidnap the boy.

Cast: Robert Newton, Alec Guinness, John Davies, Kay Walsh, Francis L. Sullivan, Anthony Newley, Henry Stephenson, Mary Clare

Director: David Lean

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Girlfriend, Growing up, Escape, Melodramatic, London, Gripping, Pursuit


Nominated British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1949)