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Oliver Twist

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Classic drama starring Alec Guinness
Robert Newton
A compelling and moving adaptation of Charles Dickens 's classic novel. When orphan Oliver Twist runs away from the brutality of the workhouse, he little realises the dangers he will face in London - especially when he joins a gang headed by arch-villain Fagin.
Director David Lean (1948) 8/W
BARRY NORMAN page 46

Contributors

Unknown: Alec Guinness
Unknown: Robert Newton
Unknown: Charles Dickens
Unknown: Oliver Twist
Director: David Lean
Unknown: Barry Norman
Fagin: Alec Guinness
Bill Sikes: Robert Newton
Oliver Twist: John Howard Davies
Nancy: Kay Walsh
Artful Dodger: Anthony Newley
Monks: Ralph Truman

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