The immortal characters of Charles Dickens' classic novel, Oliver Twist...A penniless orphan in 17th century London - Poor but honest Oliver is fleeing the cruelty of the workhouse when he's forced in a band of young thieves headed by the notorious Fagin and the evil Bill Sikes. But when the greedy cutthroats threaten Oliver's only chance for happiness, the gentle-hearted boy must summon the courage to fight for his freedom and future.
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Did You Know?
At the beginning as the storm rages, there are two successive shots of shaking bare tree branches silhouetted against the storm clouds. On the second shot, a crew member's hand and forearm can be seen shaking this branch. See more
Doctor Who Delivers Oliver
It's all over, Mrs. Thingummy.
The film did not premiere in the U.S. until 1951, after ten minutes of footage involving Alec Guinness
as Fagin had been cut, due to Jewish pressure groups who claimed that Guinness's portrayal was offensive and anti-Semitic. See more
Version of Nancy
My Hat, It Has Three Corners
In the score during a conversation between Mr. Bumble and Monks See more