November 29, 2001
Columbia TriStar Home Video
- Closed Captioned
- Digitally Re-Mastered
- Runtime: 153 minutes
- NTSC (Canada and USA)
- Originally in English
- Released in English
A splashy adaptation of the hit Broadway musical (itself taken from the Charles Dickens' classic) about the orphan boy who finds himself out in the streets, caught up with an organized band of London pickpockets.
Features numerous well-known and loved songs, including "As Long as He Needs Me", "Who Will Buy?" and "Where Is Love?"
A delightful musical version of Charles Dickens' tale of a young orphan who is introduced to a life of petty crime, adapted from the stage play version by Lionel Bart. Academy Award Nominations: 11, including Best Actor-Ron Moody, Best (Adapted) Screenplay. Academy Awards: 6, including Best Picture and Best Director.
The Columbia TriStar special edition video #80733 is part of a limited edition Academy Awards sell through package that comes with a free copy of "Oscar's Greatest Moments," a classic collection of some of the most memorable moments from Oscar telecasts.
The budget for this film was allegedly $10 million.