Oliver Twist

1948

David Lean
Director
J. Arthur Rank Organisation
Production Company

An orphan boy raised in the workhouse escapes to London and falls in with petty thieves.

Arguably the best version of the oft told tale (unless you prefer the songs of course).

See also:



28th June 1948
Cinema






30th July 1951
Cinema





Oliver Twist (1948)
12th January 1999
DVD

Not Rated


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Robert Newton
Bill Sikes
Alec Guinness
Fagin
Kay Walsh
Nancy
Francis L. Sullivan
Mr. Bumble
Henry Stephenson
Mr. Brownlow
Mary Clare
Mrs. Corney
Anthony Newley
The Artful Dodger
Josephine Stuart
Oliver's Mother
Ralph Truman
Monks
Kathleen Harrison
Mrs. Sowerberry
Gibb McLaughlin
Mr. Sowerberry
Amy Veness
Mrs. Bedwin
Frederick Lloyd
Mr. Grimwig
John Howard Davies
Oliver Twist
Henry Edwards
Police Official
Ivor Barnard
Chairman of the Board
Maurice Denham
Chief of Police
Michael Dear
Noah Claypole
Michael Ripper
Barney
Peter Bull
Landlord of 'Three Cripples'
Deidre Doyle
Mrs. Thingummy
Diana Dors
Charlotte
Kenneth Downey
Workhouse Master
W.G. Fay
Bookseller
Edie Martin
Annie
Fay Middleton
Martha
Graveley Edwards
Mr.Fang
John Potter
Charlie Bates
Maurice Jones
Workhouse Doctor
Hattie Jacques
Singer
Betty Paul
Singer at 'Three Cripples' (Lucy)
Cecil Bevan
Workhouse Board Member
Erik Chitty
Workhouse Board Member
Raymond Rollett
Workhouse Board Member
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Workhouse Board Member
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Workhouse Board Members
Johnny Briggs
Undetermined Minor Role
Albert Chevalier
courtroom policeman
Verne Morgan
market auctioneer
Arthur Mullard
Policeman
Dido Plumb
Undtermind Minor Role
John Powe
bystander
Nosher Powell
Undetermined Minor Role
Eustace Shipman
Doctor Who Delivers Oliver
Olivia Shipman
Baby Oliver
Paul Stockman
Fagin's gang member
Dennis Wyndham
Man In Street Who Punches Oliver
A Dog
Bullseye
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Town Crier
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Workhouse Boys

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