About the film
child abuse based on novel or book pickpocket victorian england orphan charles dickens
Release Date: June 28, 1948
|Slogan||:||«A Screen Event To Be Remembered For All Time !»|
|Genres||:||Adventure, Drama, Family|
|Producers||:||Ronald Neame, Dennis Van Thal, Norman Spencer|
|Writers||:||Charles Dickens, David Lean, Stanley Haynes|
When 9-year-old orphan Oliver Twist dares to ask his cruel taskmaster, Mr. Bumble, 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 and his criminal mentor, Fagin. When kindly Mr. Brownlow takes Oliver in, Fagin's evil henchman Bill Sikes plots to kidnap the boy.