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Film Matinee: Oliver Twist

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The film this Sunday stars Alec Guinness
with Robert Newton, Kay Walsh, Francis L. Sullivan, John Howard Davies

This screen version of Dickens's immortal story of the workhouse orphan who is forced by the brutality of society into the company of thieves and cut-throats has been acclaimed as a masterpiece.

Contributors

Director/Screenplay: David Lean
Producer: Ronald Neame
Screenplay: Stanley Haynes
Bill Sikes: Robert Newton
Fagin: Alec Guinness
Nancy: Kay Walsh
Mr. Bumble: Francis L. Sullivan
Mr. Brownlow: Henry Stephenson
Mrs. Cornley: Mary Clare
Oliver Twist: John Howard Davies
Oliver's mother: Josephine Stuart
Police Official: Henry Edwards
Monks: Ralph Truman
The Artful Dodger: Anthony Newley

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Film Matinee: Oliver Twist

BBC One London, 21 January 1968 15.15






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