Oliver Twist, Jr.

Oliver Twist, Jr. is a 1921 American silent drama film directed by Millard Webb and starring Harold Goodwin, Lillian Hall, George Nichols, Harold Esboldt, Scott McKee, Clarence Wilson, and G. Raymond Nye. It is based on the 1838 novel Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens. The film was released by Fox Film Corporation on March 13, 1921.[1][2][3]

Oliver Twist, Jr.
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Advertisement for Oliver Twist, Jr. on page 5 of the Exhibitors Herald (March 12, 1921).
Directed byMillard Webb
Story byF. McGrew Willis
Based onOliver Twist
by Charles Dickens
CinematographyWilliam C. Foster
Distributed byFox Film Corporation
Release date
  • March 13, 1921 (1921-03-13)
Running time
50 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent film with English intertitles


An orphan named Oliver Twist, Jr. meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From there, he joins a group of thieves who are trained to steal for their master.



A copy of Oliver Twist, Jr. exists in Cinemateket Svenska Filminstitutet, Stockholm.[4]


  1. ^ "Oliver Twist, Jr". afi.com. Retrieved June 21, 2018.
  2. ^ "Oliver Twist, Jr". AllMovie. Retrieved June 21, 2018.
  3. ^ "Oliver Twist, Jr". TCM.com. Retrieved June 21, 2018.
  4. ^ American Silent Feature Film Survival Database: Oliver Twist, Jr.

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