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Oliver Twist

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Clive Donner directs Oliver Twist, the 1982 made-for-TV version of the classic Dickens novel. Richard Charles plays Oliver Twist, an orphan boy who gets kicked out of his juvenile workhouse when he asks for some more food. He is sent to work as an apprentice, but he quickly escapes and joins a group of other orphaned boys. They spend the day pickpocketing and commiting petty street crime in order to survive and bring home earnings to their leader, Fagin (George C. Scott). Eventually, Oliver picks the pocket of ...
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Overview

Clive Donner directs Oliver Twist, the 1982 made-for-TV version of the classic Dickens novel. Richard Charles plays Oliver Twist, an orphan boy who gets kicked out of his juvenile workhouse when he asks for some more food. He is sent to work as an apprentice, but he quickly escapes and joins a group of other orphaned boys. They spend the day pickpocketing and commiting petty street crime in order to survive and bring home earnings to their leader, Fagin (George C. Scott). Eventually, Oliver picks the pocket of the wealthy Mr. Brownlow (Michael Hordern), who takes him in as his ward. However, the evil Bill Sikes (Tim Curry) kidnaps him back to continue working with the other pickpockets. The barmaid Nancy ({Cherie Lunghi) helps Oliver escape, but she ultimately suffers the concequences of her actions.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/26/2013
  • UPC: 741952730491
  • Original Release: 1982
  • Rating:

  • Source: Ent. One Music
  • Presentation: Subtitled
  • Time: 1:39:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 9,671

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
George C. Scott Fagin
Tim Curry Bill Sikes
Michael Hordern Mr. Brownlow
Timothy West Mr. Bumble
Eileen Atkins Mrs. Bumble
Cherie Lunghi Nancy Sikes
Oliver Cotton Monk
Richard Charles Oliver Twist
Martin Tempest Artful Dodger
Christopher Atkins
Lysette Anthony Oliver's Mother
Eleanor David Rose
Philip Locke Mr. Sowerberry
Ann Beach Mrs. Sowerberry
Artro Morris Mr. Giles
John Barrard Dr. Losborne
Brenda Cowling Mrs. Bedwin
Michael Logan Chairman of the Board
John Savident Mr. Fang
Timothy Spall 1st Constable
Robert Russell 2nd Constable
Roy Evans Dull-Eyed Man
Anne Tirard Mrs. Corney
Tony Britten Conductor
Technical Credits
Clive Donner Director
Nick Bicât Score Composer
Ted Childs Producer
Tony Curtis Production Designer
James Goldman Screenwriter
Evangeline Harrison Costumes/Costume Designer
Norman Langley Cinematographer
Norton Romsey Producer
William F. Storke Executive Producer
Peter Tanner Editor
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Oliver Twist
1. Chapter 1 [5:30]
2. Chapter 2 [8:09]
3. Chapter 3 [9:08]
4. Chapter 4 [11:15]
5. Chapter 5 [8:06]
6. Chapter 6 [9:31]
7. Chapter 7 [10:29]
8. Chapter 8 [13:58]
9. Chapter 9 [7:16]
10. Chapter 10 [8:46]
11. Chapter 11 [5:07]
12. Chapter 12 [:57]
13. Chapter 13 [:01]
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Disc #1 -- Oliver Twist
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