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Oliver Twist (1922)

An orphan named Oliver Twist meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From there, he joins a household of boys who are trained to steal for their master.

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Oliver's mother, a penniless outcast, died giving birth to him. As a young boy Oliver is brought up in a workhouse, later apprenticed to an uncaring undertaker, and eventually is taken in by a gang of thieves who befriend him for their own purposes. All the while, there are secrets from Oliver's family history waiting to come to light. Written by Snow Leopard

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30 October 1922 (USA)  »

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$175,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Producer Sol LBesser admitted that the original master of "Oliver Twist" was burned for its silver nitrate content worth $80. See more »

Quotes

Oliver Twist: Do you live in London?
The Artful Dodger: Yes, when I'm home. I suppose you want some place to sleep tonight and eat... Don't fret your eyelids on that score.
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Connections

Referenced in Perry Mason: The Case of the Twice Told Twist (1966) See more »

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A Visually Beautiful Silent Film
13 April 2011 | by (Connecticut, United States) – See all my reviews

I eagerly popped this DVD into my player because I've always been captivated by early still and motion photography. I was pleased with the beauty of this silent film: some scenes have a brownish color cast resembling a calotype while others look bluish like a cyanotype. This film follows the novel closely, so dickensians and purists should like it. Lon Chaney is convincing as Fagin, and child star Jackie Coogan - who enjoyed a resurgence later as Uncle Fester on "The Addams Family" - earns the sympathy of the viewer. There are the usual histrionics for this period: this is a silent film, and so they come with the territory. Highly recommended to those who like silent films. A must-see for Dickens devotees and Chaney completists.


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