This video has no sound
  • Short Summary

    Very early silent film version of Dickens' novel.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Oliver Twist".

    Very early silent film version of Charles Dickens' classic novel, telling the tale in the following instalments:

    Intertitle: "Oliver Twist becomes an orphan". Intertitle: "Mrs Corney and Mr Bumble". Intertitle: "Oliver asks for more". Intertitle: "The Artful Dodger meets Oliver". Intertitle: "Oliver's introduction into Fagin's den". Intertitle: "Bill Sykes and Nancy". Intertitle: "The book stall keeper exonerates Oliver". Intertitle: "Oliver is adopted by Mr. Brownlow". Intertitle: "Oliver is recaptured". Intertitle: "Fagin suspects Nancy of treachery". Intertitle: "Fagin spies on Nancy". Intertitle: "Oliver visits Fagin in Prison". Intertitle: "Conscience and Retribution: Ah! Those eyes!".

    Item ends when Nancy's ghost appears in front of Bill Sykes (not clear whether this scene is last in film).

    Original title: L'enfance d'Oliver Twist
    Year: 1910
    US release date: 23/06/1910
    Dir: Camille de Morlhon
    Based on the novel by Charles Dickens
    Production company: Pathé Frères

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:04:00 / 01:13:57:00
    UN 1 J (M)

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment