Director Carol Reed

Production year 1968

Length 153min.

Country UK


Musical adaptation of Charles Dickens's classic tale of an orphan who runs away from the orphanage and hooks up with a group of boys trained to be pickpockets by an elderly mentor.


Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Score, Best Art Direction, Best Sound, Special Academy Award for Choreography | American Academy Awards, USA, 1968

Best Picture, Best Actor - Ron Moody | Golden Globe Awards, USA, 1968

Golden Prize to Ron Moody - Best Actor | Moscow IFF, , 1969

Golden Laurel to Shani Wallis – Female New Face | , USA, 1970

San Jordi Award – Best Performance in a Foreign Film (Ron Moody) | , , 1970


Carol Reed
Carol Reed



John Woolf


ernon Harris, Lionel Bart

Director of Photography

Oswald Morris

Production designer

John Box

Music by

Johnny Green


John Cox


Ralph Kemplen


Mark Lester, Ron Moody, Shani Wallis, Oliver Reed, Jack Wild, Harry Secombe

Production company(ies)

Romulus Films Warwick Film Productions

Carol Reed

1906, London – 1976, London, UK. He embarked on an acting career while still in his teens, but soon went into the role of producer/director. In 1963 Carol Reed became only the second British film director to e knighted for his craft. Sir Carol Reed is best known for Odd Man Out, The Fallen Idol, The Third Man and Oliver! He won the Palme d'Or for The Third Man and the American Academy Award for Oliver!


It Happened in Paris (1935), Midshipman Easy (1935), Laburnum Grove (1936), Talk of the Devil (1936), Who’s Your Lady Friend? (1937), Penny Paradise (1938), Bank Holiday (1938), Climbing High (1939), A Girl Must Live (1939), The Stars Look Down (1939), Girl in the News (1940), Night Train to Munich (1940), Kipps (1941), A Letter from Home (1941), The Young Mr. Pitt (1942), The New Lot (1943), A Way ahead (1944), The True Glory (1945, Co-dir.: Garson Kanin, doc.), Odd Man Out (1947), The Fallen Idol (1948), The Third Man (1949), Outcast of the islands (1952), The Man between (1953), A Kid for Two Farthings (1955), Trapeze (1956), The Key (1958), Our Man in Havana (1959), The Running Man (1963), The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965), Oliver! (1968), Flap (1970), Follow Me! (1972).

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