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Title: Oliver


Date: 1968
Type: Musical
Rating: 4 Stars 4/5
Colour: Yes
Director: Carol Reed
Producer: John Wolf

Comment
Musical version of the Charles Dickens novel that has become the benchmark against which all other version are judged. Mark Lester is the fresh faced Oliver, but the star of the film is Ron Moody as Fagin, well supported by Oliver Reed as Bill Sykes and Jack Wild as the Artful Dodger.

Actors

Mark LesterMark Lester
Ron MoodyRon Moody
Oliver ReedOliver Reed
Harry Seacombe
Leonard RossiterLeonard Rossiter
Shani Wallis
Jack Wild

Oscars

Won - Best Picture
Won - Best Director - Carol Reed
Nomination - Best Actor - Ron Moody
Nomination - Best Supporting Actor - Jack Wild

Novel

Charles Dickens and adapted by Lionel bart
Music and Lyrics
Lionel Bart
Oliver