OLIVER TWIST

A film by Frank Lloyd

Cast : Lon Chaney, Jackie Coogan

1922 / drama / Etats-Unis / original title : OLIVER TWIST / 74’ / Black & White / status : completed / Silent with music / long feature-film / International catalogue

Oliver’s mother, a penniless outCast, dies giving birth to him. As a young boy he is brought up in a workhouse, and later taken in by a gang of thieves, who befriend him for their own purposes. All the while, there are secrets from Oliver’s family waiting to come to light.
Jackie Coogan is famous for being “The Kid” in Charles Chaplin’s film.