Oliver! (1968) was a Crime - Drama Film directed by Carol Reed and produced by John Woolf.
The film was based on the novel Oliver Twist and also Bentley's Miscellany Magazine Serial written by Charles Dickens published in 1838 (novel); Feb 1837 - April 1839 (magazine).
Academy Awards 1968 --- Ceremony Number 41 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Actor||Ron Moody||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Actor||Jack Wild||Nominated|
|Best Art Direction||Art Direction: John Box, Terence Marsh; Set Decoration: Vernon Dixon, Ken Muggleston||Won|
|Best Cinematography||Oswald Morris||Nominated|
|Best Costume Design||Phyllis Dalton||Nominated|
|Best Director||Carol Reed||Won|
|Best Film Editing||Ralph Kemplen||Nominated|
|Best Music - Scoring||Adaptation score by John Green||Won|
|Best Picture||John Woolf, Producer||Won|
|Best Writing||Vernon Harris||Nominated|
|Honorary Award||Onna White||Won|
The Magistrate: [half-drunk] But sentence has been passed... hasn't it?
Fagin: [Pointing to the blood stain] There's *blood*... on your coat, Bill!
Bill Sikes: [realizing he's trapped] Nancy, I loved you didn't I? Look what you've done to me!
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The only G-rated film to be honored with an Academy Award for Best Picture.
As a practical joke on Harry Secombe, the make-up department created a false ear for Mark Lester so that when Secombe grabbed the boy's ear, it came off in his hand.
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