stark request, "Please, sir, I want some more," will thrill kids today as it always has, and the story of the street boy on the run, who lives with outlaws and then finds a safe home, is an archetypal adventure. Dickens\' novel is scary. Cruickshank\'s original pictures were true to the terror as well as the comic absurdity of the story, Yes, Dickens\' story does end in sentimental togetherness, but the terror is always there. Fagin\'s crowd was never this cute. Dickens\'s classic exploration o...
English-language films, Period television series, British films, Fagin, Oliver Twist, Charles Dickens, Bill Sikes, Nancy, Sikes, Oliver!, Dickens' London, Artful Dodger