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Quotations from Oliver!

Oliver! is a British family crime-drama musical film about an orphan who runs away from his orphanage and meets up with a group of boys who are pickpocketers. Directed by Carol Reed. Starring Mark Lester, Ron Moody, and Shani Wallis. Based on the play "Oliver!" by Lionel Bart and the novel "Oliver Twist" by Charles Dickens.

Oliver! won five Oscar awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Music. Read some quotes from the musical film Oliver! below.


Mr. Jessop: Two other boys stole Mr. Brownlow's wallet. This child had nothing to do with it!
The Magistrate: [half-drunk] But sentence has been passed... hasn't it?
Mr. Brownlow: [referring to Bill Sikes] Who is this man?
Nancy: 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.
Oliver Twist: Please sir, I want some more.
Mr. Bumble: [thinking he must not have heard right] What?
Oliver Twist: Please sir, I want some...
[pauses hesitatingly]
Oliver Twist: more?
Mr. Bumble: [surprised beyond belief] More?
Noah Claypole: Your mother was a regular, right-down bad 'un.
Nancy: I thieved for you when I was half his age and it's your dirty work I've been doing ever since.
Bill: Well if you have it's a living ain't it?
Fagin: Yes, a living is a living.
Nancy: Some living, Lord help me, some living!
Bill: Hand it over, you avaricious old skeleton.
Nancy: Bill, you do love me, don't ya?
Bill Sikes: Of course I do; I live with ya, don't I?
Sowerberry: Quite right. We must all sit on Oliver.
Fagin: Bill, please, no violence!
Bill Sikes: [realizing he's trapped] Nancy, I loved you didn't I? Look what you've done to me!
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