Oliver Twist

Oliver Twist

Robert Newton
Director: David Lean Cast: Robert Newton
Robert Newton
, Alec Guinness
Alec Guinness
, Kay Walsh
Kay Walsh
David Lean

DVD (Black & White / Mono / Dolby 5.1 / Black & White / Mono)

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David Lean's adaptation of Oliver Twist is given the deluxe treatment from The Criterion Collection on this DVD. The disc offers a standard full-frame image that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio. The English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital Mono. Subtitles specifically designed for the deaf and hearing-impaired are available. Supplemental materials include a theatrical trailer. This classic film gets the home video release it deserves with this disc, which is recommended for anyone interested in classic movies.

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Product Details

Release Date: 01/12/1999
UPC: 0037429128121
Original Release: 1948
Source: Criterion Collection
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [B&W]
Sound: [Dolby Digital, monaural]
Time: 1:56:00
Sales rank: 4,856

Special Features

The original theatrical trailer; Subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Robert Newton Bill Sikes
Alec Guinness Fagin
Kay Walsh Nancy Sikes
Francis L. Sullivan Mr. Bumble
John Howard Davies Oliver Twist
Anthony Newley Artful Dodger
Mary Clare Mrs. Corney
Ralph Truman Monk
Josephine Stuart Oliver's Mother
Gibb McLaughlin Mr. Sowerberry
Kathleen Harrison Mrs. Sowerberry
Amy Veness Mrs. Bedwin
W.G. Fay Bookseller
Maurice Denham Chief of Police
Ivor Barnard Chairman of the Board
Peter Bull Landlord of "Three Cripples"
Frederick Lloyd Mr. Grimwig
Edie Martin Annie
Kenneth Downey Workhouse Master
Deirdre Doyle Mrs. Thingummy
Michael Dear Noah Claypole
Maurice Jones Workhouse Doctor
Diana Dors Charlotte
Henry Edwards Police Official
Hattie Jacques Singer
Henry Stephenson Mr. Brownlow

Technical Credits
David Lean Director,Screenwriter
Arnold Bax Score Composer
John Bryan Set Decoration/Design
Margaret Furse Costumes/Costume Designer
Stanley Grant Special Effects
Guy Green Cinematographer
Jack Harris Editor
Anthony Havelock-Allan Producer
Stanley Haynes Screenwriter
Muir Mathieson Musical Direction/Supervision
Ronald Neame Producer
Joan Suttie Special Effects

Scene Index

0. Chapters
1. Logos [:19]
2. Opening Titles [1:21]
3. The Parish Workhouse [3:19]
4. Birth And Death [3:29]
5. Oliver's Presentation To The Board [3:45]
6. "Please Sir, I Want Some More" [3:19]
7. Apprentice To Mr. Sowerberry, The Undertaker [4:23]
8. Old Sally's Bit Of News [6:22]
9. Oliver Defends His Mother's Name [6:26]
10. Lessons In Trade From Fagin And The Artful Dodger [6:44]
11. Oliver's First Shilling [3:17]
12. The Great Chase [3:08]
13. Mr. Sykes And Nancy [3:16]
14. Courtroom Drama [3:23]
15. Olilver Awakens In Heaven [3:46]
16. Mr. And Mrs. Bumble [2:32]
17. A Deal With Monks [1:25]
18. Oliver's Capture [8:04]
19. Nancy Attacks Fagin [6:36]
20. A Spy Among Spies [7:02]
21. Special Work For The Arful Dodger [5:46]
22. A Killing [5:29]
23. Syke's Demons Pay A Visit [3:38]
24. Brownlow Takes Charge [4:46]
25. Dog Chase [2:53]
26. Honor Among Thieves [3:19]
27. Oliver's Safe Return [6:51]
28. End Credits [:54]

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