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Oliver [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures presents a Romulus Production; screenplay by Vernon Harris ; produced by John Wolf ; directed by Carol Reed - Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Video, 2005 2005 - 1 videodisc (154 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

Originally produced as a motion picture in 1968. Based on the stage musical by Lionel Bart, which in turn was based on the book Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens. Based on the stage musical by Lionel Bart, which in turn was based on the book Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens.

Music and lyrics by Lionel Bart ; director of photography, Oswald Morris ; editor, Ralph Kemplen. Music and lyrics by Lionel Bart ; director of photography, Oswald Morris ; editor, Ralph Kemplen.

Ron Moody, Oliver Reed, Harry Secombe, Shani Wallis, Mark Lester, Jack Wild.

A young orphan, Oliver is left to fend for himself until he is befriended by a band of young thieves who quickly train him in their craft. But Oliver is not content to be a thief for he knows that life holds great joys and true happiness cannot be stolen, but must be earned.

Rated G


DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby digital 5.1.; widescreen format, preserving the 2.35:1 aspect ratio


Dialogue in English with optional soundtrack in French, and optional subtitles in English and French. Closed captioned

6 Academy Awards, Best Picture, Best Director, Best Score Adaptation, Best Art Direction, Best Sound, and Best Choreography (Honorary), 1968

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Musical films
Feature films

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