Oliver Twist is a 1922 silent film adaptation of Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist featuring Lon Chaney as Fagin, and Jackie Coogan as Oliver. Directed by Frank Lloyd. 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. The film was considered lost until a print surfaced in Yugoslavia in the 1970s. The print lacked...
|Release date:||October 30, 1922|
|Directed by:||Frank Lloyd|
|Screenplay by:||Walter Anthony|
|Adapted from:||Oliver Twist|