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Oliver! (film) Quotes

Oliver! (film) is a television show that debuted in 1970 . Oliver! completed its run in 1970.

It features John and James Woolf as producer, and Oswald Morris as head of cinematography.

Oliver! (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United Kingdom. Each episode of Oliver! (film) is 153 minutes long. Oliver! (film) is distributed by Columbia Pictures.

The cast includes: Shani Wallis as Oliver Twist, Harry Secombe as Mr. Bumble, Ron Moody as Fagin, Shani Wallis as Nancy, Oliver Reed as Bill, James Hayter as Mr. Jessop, Joseph O'Conor as Mr. Brownlow, Oliver Reed as Bill Sikes, Kenneth Cranham as Noah Claypole, Leonard Rossiter as Sowerberry, and Hylda Baker as Mrs. Sowerberry.

Oliver! (film) Quotes

Ron Moody as Fagin

  • (Ron Moody) "We must have civil words, Bill. Civil words."
  • (Ron Moody) "A wife you can keep, anyway/ I'd rather sleep, anyway."
  • (Ron Moody) "Bill, please, no violence."
  • (Ron Moody) "Can somebody change? It's possible; maybe it's strange, but it's possible. All my dearest companions and treasures, I've left them behind/ I'll turn a leaf over/ and who can tell what I may find?"
  • (Ron Moody) "Yes? Young man? And do I have the honor of your acquaintance?"
  • (Ron Moody) "Lined?"
  • (Dodger) "Only the best. Lovely workmanship, ain't it?"
  • (Ron Moody) "I'm reviewing/ the situation --"
  • (Dodger) "Once the villain, you're a villain to THE END."
  • (Ron Moody) "Your light fingers."
  • (Dodger) "Your inspiration."
  • (Dodger) "What a team."
  • (Dodger) "Am I your partner?"
  • (Ron Moody) "More a friend. For your talents are employable/ so make your life enjoyable/ a world with pockets open wide/ awaits your whim to grope inside --"
  • (Dodger) "Collections undetectable --"
  • (Ron Moody) "We might retire respectable."
  • (Dodger) "Together till our dying day."
  • (Ron Moody) "The living proof that crime can pay."
  • (Dodger) "I think we'll have to think it out again. Hey."
  • (Ron Moody) "In this life, one thing counts / In the bank, large amounts / I'm afraid these don't grow on trees, / You've got to pick-a-pocket or two / You've got to pick-a-pocket or two, boys, / You've got to pick-a-pocket or two."
  • (Unnamed) "Large amounts don't grow on trees. / You've got to pick-a-pocket or two."
  • (Ron Moody) "I'm reviewing the situation / Can a fellow be a villain all his life? / All the trials and tribulations. / Better settle down and get myself a wife. / And a wife would cook and sew for me, / And come for me, and go for me, / And go for me, and nag at me, / The fingers, she would wag at me. / The money she would take from me. / A misery, she'll make from me -- I think I'd better think it out again."

Oliver Reed as Bill Sikes

  • (Oliver Reed) "You can keep the books. Start a library."
  • (Oliver Reed) "Hand it over, you avaricious old skeleton."
  • (Oliver Reed) "Nancy, I loved you didn't I? Look what you've done to me."

Shani Wallis as Oliver Twist

  • (Shani Wallis) "Where is love?"
  • (Shani Wallis) "Charmed."
  • (Dodger) "Oh yes. We're all ladies and gentlemen around here. We're all quality."
  • (Shani Wallis) "Now don't you take no notice of them, just because you got manners and they ain't."
  • (Shani Wallis) "I thieved for you when I was half his age and it's your dirty work I've been doing ever since."
  • (Oliver Reed) "Well if you have it's a living ain't it?"
  • (Ron Moody) "Yes, a living is a living."
  • (Shani Wallis) "Some living, Lord help me, some living."
  • (Shani Wallis) "Bill, you do love me, don't ya?"
  • (Oliver Reed) "Of course I do; I live with ya, don't I?"
  • (Shani Wallis) "Please sir, I want some more."
  • (Harry Secombe) "What?"
  • (Shani Wallis) "Please sir, I want some --"
  • (Shani Wallis) "more?"
  • (Harry Secombe) "More?"

Harry Secombe as Mr. Bumble

  • (Harry Secombe) "Mother came to us destitute. Brings a child into the world, takes one look at him and promptly dies; -without leaving so much as a forwarding name and address."

Joseph O'Conor as Mr. Brownlow

  • (Joseph O'Conor) "Who is this man?"
  • (Shani Wallis) "No, I won't tell ya. Whatever else I do I won't turn on him. You wouldn't understand, but I've got to go back. I want to go back."
  • (Joseph O'Conor) "Wait. Is the boy hurt, ill-treated? If so, I shall --"
  • (Shani Wallis) "I can't say no more, PLEASE. He'll kill me as it is if he finds out."

James Hayter as Mr. Jessop

  • (James Hayter) "Two other boys stole Mr. Brownlow's wallet. This child had nothing to do with it."
  • (The Magistrate) "But sentence has been passed -- hasn't it?"

Kenneth Cranham as Noah Claypole

  • (Kenneth Cranham) "Your mother was a regular, right-down bad 'un."

Leonard Rossiter as Sowerberry

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