Oliver Twist (1951)

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This film is directed by David Lean, starring Alec Guinness and Robert Newton in the lead roles.

Cast: Alec Guinness, Robert Newton

Crew: David Lean (Director), Guy Green (Director of Photography), Arnold Bax (Music Director)

Genres: Crime, Adventure, Drama

Release Dates: 30 Jul 1951 (India)

Tagline: A Screen Event To Be Remembered For All Time !

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Did you know? The film's release in the US was delayed until 1951 because of protests from Jewish pressure groups, who judged Alec Guinness's portrayal of Fagin to be anti-Semitic Read More
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as Fagin
as Bill Sykes
as Bedwin
as Artful Dodger
as Mrs Thingummy
as Charlotte
as Annie
as Martha
as Bumble
as Grimwig
as Sowerberry
as Police Official
as Brownlow
as Chairman of the Board
as Oliver Twist
as Charlie Bates
as Oliver's Mother
as Sowerberry
as Nancy
as Workhouse Master
as Corney
as Chief of Police
as Workhouse Doctor
as Noah Claypole
as Barney
as Landlord
as Monks

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Music

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Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
English
Colour Info:
Black & White
Sound Mix:
Mono
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Stereoscopy:
No
Taglines:
A Screen Event To Be Remembered For All Time !
Goofs:
Continuity
In the workhouse, after Oliver eats the gruel, his piece of bread remains on the right side of the dish. Soon after the piece of bread is in front of his dish.

Miscellaneous
The end credits misspell Bill Sikes' name as 'Sykes'.

Revealing Mistakes
When the crowd chase Oliver down an alleyway following the theft at the bookstore, the "brick" wall wobbles, revealing its flimsy structure.
Trivia:
Robert Donat was desperate to play Sikes and did a screen test.

The film's release in the US was delayed until 1951 because of protests from Jewish pressure groups, who judged Alec Guinness's portrayal of Fagin to be anti-Semitic