Oliver! [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures presents a Romulus Production.
Other Titles: Oliver Twist.
Edition: 30th anniversary tribute ed.
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Video, c1998.
Description: 1 videodisc (153 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subject: Orphans England London Drama.
Criminals England London Drama.
London (England) Social life and customs 19th century Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Music and lyrics by Lionel Bart ; screenplay by Vernon Harris ; produced by John Wolf ; directed by Carol Reed ; photographer, Oswald Morris ; editor, Ralph Kemplen ; choreographer, Onna White.
Performers: Ron Moody, Oliver Reed, Harry Secombe, Shani Wallis, Mark Lester, Jack Wild.
Target Audience: Rated G.
Notes: Dialogue in English with optional soundtrack in French, and optional subtitles in English and French.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Dolby digital 5.1 in English.
Widescreen version (presented in a "letterbox" format preserving the original aspect ratio).
Special features include interactive menus, scene selections, photo gallery and featurette.
Based on the book by Lionel Bart, which in turn was based on the book Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1968.
Digitally remastered and fully restored.
Academy Award for Best Picture, 1968.
Summary: 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.