Oliver Twist

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When 9-year-old orphan Oliver Twist (John Howard Davies) dares to ask his cruel taskmaster, Mr. Bumble (Francis L. Sullivan), for a second serving of gruel, he's hired out as an apprentice. Escaping that dismal fate, young Oliver falls in with the street urchin known as the Artful Dodger (Anthony Newley) and his criminal mentor, Fagin (Alec Guinness). When kindly Mr. Brownlow (Henry Stephenson) takes Oliver in, Fagin's evil henchman Bill Sikes (Robert Newton) plots to kidnap the boy.

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Cast and crew

Director: David Lean
Screenwriter: David Lean, Stanley Haynes
Cast: John Howard Davies
Alec Guinness
Robert Newton
Kay Walsh
Francis L Sullivan
Henry Stephenson
Mary Clare
Anthony Newley
Kathleen Harrison
Diana Dors