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The Oscar-winning musical based on Charles Dickens's Oliver Twist, starring Ron Moody, Oliver Reed, Mark Lester
Escaping a life of workhouse servitude, Oliver tries to seek his fortune in London, but instead of gold-paved streets he finds the roguish Fagin and his crime school for boys. Musical numbers featured include Food, Glorious Food, You've Got to Pick a Pocket or Two and Consider Yourself.
Director Carol Reed (1968, U) Subtitled.
See Films: pages 58-65


Unknown: Charles Dickens
Unknown: Oliver Twist
Unknown: Ron Moody
Unknown: Oliver Reed
Unknown: Mark Lester
Fagin: Ron Moody
Bill Sikes: Oliver Reed
Oliver: Mark Lester
Mr Bumble: Harry Secombe
Nancy: Shani Wallis
Artful Dodger: Jack Wild
Magistrate: Hugh Griffith
Widow Corney: Peggy Mount
Mr Sowerberry: Leonard Rossiter
Mrs Sowerberry: Hylda Baker

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