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30 October 1922 (USA) See more »
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The GREATEST FILM TRIUMPH of the DECADE. A MATCHLESS CAST of SCREEN CELEBRITIES SUPPORTING JACKIE in THIS, HIS FINEST ACHIEVEMENT. Starring the GREATEST BOY ACTOR in the WORLD.
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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... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Directed by
Frank Lloyd 
 
Writing credits
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Walter Anthony  titles
Charles Dickens  novel
Frank Lloyd 
Harry Weil 

Produced by
Sol Lesser .... producer
 
Original Music by
John Muri (1975)
 
Cinematography by
Glen MacWilliams 
Robert Martin 
 
Film Editing by
Irene Morra 
 
Art Direction by
Stephen Goosson 
 
Costume Design by
Walter J. Israel 
 
Art Department
Johnnie Podmore .... props
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Louis Johnson .... lighting technician
Shirley Vance Martin .... still photographer (uncredited)
 

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74 min (video version) | Spain:98 min (DVD version)
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Producer Sol Lesser bought up all the prints of the 1916 version, at a cost of $50,000, so that no one would try to revive that film once his was released.See more »
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A Visually Beautiful Silent Film, 13 April 2011
Author: madcardinal from Connecticut, United States

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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