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Oliver Twist (30-Oct-1922)

Director: Frank Lloyd

Writers: Frank Lloyd; Harry Weil

From novel: Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

Producer: Sol Lesser

Keywords: Drama

Born into poverty, orphaned Oliver Twist grows up in a workhouse, later escaping from cruel treatment. Fleeing to London, he meets the Artful Dodger, and takes up with a passel of pickpockets under a man named Fagin. Intended as a vehicle for Jackie Coogan. Includes subplots and characters that are normally dropped from film adaptations of this Dickens tale, making it feel a bit cramped for its 74 minute length.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Lon Chaney
1-Apr-1883 26-Aug-1930 The Phantom of the Opera
Jackie Coogan
26-Oct-1914 1-Mar-1984 Uncle Fester in The Addams Family


Jackie Coogan   ...   Oliver Twist
Lon Chaney   ...   Fagin
James Marcus   ...   Mr. Bumble
Aggie Herring   ...   Mrs. Corney
Lewis Sargent   ...   Noah Claypole
Joan Standing   ...   Charlotte
Carl Stockdale   ...   Monks
Edouard Trebaol   ...   Jack Dawkins -- The Artful Dodger
Taylor Graves   ...   Charley Bates
George Siegmann   ...   Bill Sikes
Gladys Brockwell   ...   Nancy, His Woman
Lionel Belmore   ...   Mr. Brownlow
Florence Hale   ...   Mrs. Bedwin
Joseph Hazelton   ...   Mr. Grimwig
Gertrude Claire   ...   Mrs. Maylie
Esther Ralston   ...   Rose, Her Niece


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