Oliver Twist (1948)
Movie: Oliver Twist
- Director: David Lean
- Stars: Robert Newton, Alec Guinness, Kay Walsh, Francis L. Sullivan, Henry Stephenson, Mary Clare, Anthony Newley, Josephine Stuart, Ralph Truman, Kathleen Harrison, Gibb McLaughlin, Amy Veness, Frederick Lloyd, John Howard Davies, Henry Edwards
- Release Date: June 28, 1948
- Run Time: 116 min
- Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama
Based on the Charles Dickens novel is about an orphan boy who runs away from a workhouse and meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. Oliver is taken in by the pickpocket and he joins a household of young boys who are trained to steal for their master. This version of is topped by Alec Guinness\’s masterly performance of arch-thug Fagin.