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Oliver Twist (1948)

116 min - Adventure, Drama, Family - 28 June 1948
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When 9-year-old orphan Oliver Twist dares to ask his cruel taskmaster, Mr. Bumble, 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 and his criminal mentor, Fagin. When kindly Mr. Brownlow takes Oliver in, Fagin's evil henchman Bill Sikes plots to kidnap the boy.

Director:  David Lean
Stars:  John Howard Davies, Robert Newton, Alec Guinness, Kay Walsh, Francis L. Sullivan, Henry Stephenson, Mary Clare, Anthony Newley, Ralph Truman, Michael Dear, Diana Dors, Josephine Stuart, Kathleen Harrison, Gibb McLaughlin, Amy Veness, Frederick Lloyd, Henry Edwards, Ivor Barnard, Maurice Denham, Michael Ripper, Peter Bull, Deidre Doyle, Kenneth Downey, W.G. Fay, Edie Martin, Fay Middleton, Graveley Edwards, John Potter, Maurice Jones, Hattie Jacques, Betty Paul

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Storyline

When 9-year-old orphan Oliver Twist dares to ask his cruel taskmaster, Mr. Bumble, 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 and his criminal mentor, Fagin. When kindly Mr. Brownlow takes Oliver in, Fagin's evil henchman Bill Sikes plots to kidnap the boy.



Tagline: A Screen Event To Be Remembered For All Time !

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Country:   United Kingdom
Language:  English
Release Date:  28 June 1948

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Cineguild

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 56 min

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