Oliver! Movie Review 1968

Information and Film Reviews for Oliver! the Movie

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Splendid big-budget musical adaptation of Dickens' "Oliver Twist." An innocent orphan is dragged into a life of crime when he is befriended by a gang of pickpockets.

Distribution

Home Vision Cinema, c/o Image Entertainment, 20525 Nordhoff St., Ste. 200, Chatsworth, CA 91311, URL: http://www.homevision.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 145 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Musical Drama, Period Piece: 19th Century, Adoption & Orphans, Homeless, Books to Film: Charles Dickens, Childhood Visions
Screenplay
Vernon Harris
Cast
Mark Lester, Jack Wild, Ron Moody, Shani Wallis, Oliver Reed, Hugh Griffith
Cinematography
Oswald Morris
Director
Carol Reed
Music
Lionel Bart
Producer
Romulus Films

Awards

Oscars 1968: Adapt. Score, Art Dir./Set Dec., Director (Reed), Picture, Sound; Golden Globes 1969: Actor--Mus./Comedy (Moody), Film--Mus./Comedy.

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