Oliver Twist

Oliver Twist (1948)

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  • Genre: Drama, Adventure
  • Release Date: 1948-06-28
  • User Rating: 7.5/10 from 209 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 56min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Cineguild
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Director: David Lean
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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.

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  • John Howard Davies

    as Oliver Twist
  • Robert Newton

    as Bill Sykes
  • Alec Guinness

    as Fagin
  • Kay Walsh

    as Nancy
  • Francis L. Sullivan

    as Mr. Bumble
  • Henry Stephenson

    as Mr. Brownlow
  • Mary Clare

    as Mrs. Corney
  • Anthony Newley

    as Artful Dodger
  • Ralph Truman

    as Monks
  • Michael Dear

    as Noah Claypole
  • Diana Dors

    as Charlotte
  • Josephine Stuart

    as Oliver's Mother
  • Kathleen Harrison

    as Mrs Sowerberry
  • Gibb McLaughlin

    as Mr. Sowerberry
  • Amy Veness

    as Mrs. Bedwin
  • Frederick Lloyd

    as Mr. Grimwig
  • Henry Edwards

    as Police Official
  • Ivor Barnard

    as Chairman of the Board
  • Maurice Denham

    as Chief of Police
  • Michael Ripper

    as Barney
  • Peter Bull

    as Landlord of 'Three Cripples'
  • Deidre Doyle

    as Mrs. Thingummy
  • Kenneth Downey

    as Workhouse Master (as Kenneth Downy)
  • W.G. Fay

    as Bookseller
  • Edie Martin

    as Annie
  • Fay Middleton

    as Martha
  • Graveley Edwards

    as Mr. Fang
  • John Potter

    as Charlie Bates
  • Maurice Jones

    as Workhouse Doctor
  • Hattie Jacques

    as Singer at 'Three Cripples'
  • Betty Paul

    as Singer at 'Three Cripples'
  • Johnny Briggs

    as Undetermined Minor Role (Uncredited)
  • Albert Chevalier

    as Courtroom Policeman (Uncredited)
  • Erik Chitty

    as Workhouse Board Member (Uncredited)
  • Arthur Mullard

    as Undetermined Minor Role (Uncredited)
  • Nosher Powell

    as Undetermined Minor Role (Uncredited)
  • Dennis Wyndham

    as Man In Street Who Punches Oliver (Uncredited)
Directing David Lean Director
Writing Stanley Haynes Screenplay
Writing Charles Dickens Novel
Writing David Lean Screenplay
Sound Arnold Bax Original Music Composer
Production Ronald Neame Producer
Camera Guy Green Director of Photography
Editing Jack Harris Editor
Production Dennis Van Thal Casting
Art Claude Momsay Set Decoration
Sound Gordon K. McCallum Sound
Art T. Hopewell Ash Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Margaret Furse Costume Design
Directing George Pollock Assistant Director
Sound Winston Ryder Sound Editor
Costume & Make-Up Stuart Freeborn Makeup Artist
Sound Stanley Lambourne Sound
Costume & Make-Up Biddy Chrystal Hairstylist
Crew J. Arthur Rank Presenter
Production Norman Spencer Production Manager
Sound George Paternoster Boom Operator
Camera Jim Body Focus Puller