Published: [United States] : WGBH : Distributed by Carlton International Media Ltd., 2004 Series:Masterpiece theatre (Television program), Description: 3 videodiscs (ca. 360 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in ISBN/ISSN: 1593751508, Language: English
Originally broadcast by ITV in 1999
Based on the novel by Charles Dickens
Special features: Printable materials for educators; access to the ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre web site
Michael Kitchen, Julie Walters, Keira Knightley, Sam Smith, Robert Lindsay
Oliver is a penniless orphan at the Parish Workhouse. After he is forced by the other boys to ask for more food, he is sold as an apprentice to a miserly undertaker. He runs away and is taken in by Fagin, a thief who is in league with a murderous pair determined to see that Oliver never inherits the fortune he deserves. Life twists and turns again for Oliver, landing him in alternately dangerous and hopeful circumstances
DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital
Closed-captioned; described video for the visually impaired
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