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Charles Dickens
   wrote   
Oliver Twist
One of the first English language novels to feature a child protagonist
Jack Dawkins
   appeared in the Dickens novel   
Oliver Twist
Also known as the Artful Dodger, he is the most successful and interesting of Fagin's thieves. He shows Oliver the ropes of the pickpocket game and is later captured and sentenced to transportation.
Fagin
   appeared in the Dickens novel   
Oliver Twist
A crafty old Jew who runs a thieve's school near Field Lane in Saffron Hill. Oliver falls in with Fagin's band when he runs away from the workhouse. When Fagin attempts to help Monks destroy Oliver's reputation he is arrested and executed at Newgate. Fagin was based on real-life Jewish fence (receiver of stolen property), Ikey Soloman (1758-1850).
Oliver Stone
   directed   
Platoon (1986)
Oliver Wendell Douglas
   appears in   
Green Acres
Capt. Oliver Harmon "Spearchucker" Jones, M.D.
   is a fictional doctor in   
M*A*S*H
Surgeon in the novels, movie, and TV series
Sykes
   is the villain in   
Oliver & Company
You’ve Got to Pick a Pocket or Two
   comes from the musical   
Oliver
Oliver Wendell Holmes
   said   
"A Moment's Insight is Sometimes Worth a Life’s Experience"
Author and Poet
Oliver Stone
   directed the film   
Platoon (1986)
Oliver Hardy
   has the epitaph   
"A Genius of Comedy. His Talent Brought Joy and Laughter to All in the World"
Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park; California
Oliver Stone
   directed   
Any Given Sunday (1999)
Screenplay
Oliver Stone
   directed   
Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
Screenplay
Oliver Stone
   directed   
JFK (1991)
Also writer
Oliver Stone
   directed   
Nixon (1995)
Written by
Oliver Stone
   directed   
Wall Street (1987)
Also writer
Platoon, Nixon, JFK
   are all   
Films Directed by Oliver Stone
Never the Twain
   featured the character   
Oliver Smallbridge
Played by Windsor Davis
Roll Over Beethoven
   featured the character   
Oliver Purcell
Played by Richard Vernon
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)
   starred   
John Neville, Sarah Polley, Eric Idle and Oliver Reed
Director: Terry Gilliam. Also starred Uma Thurman, Robin Williams and Peter Jeffrey.
The Impostors (1998)
   starred   
Oliver Platt, Stanley Tucci and Walker Jones
Director: Stanley Tucci
Gladiator (2000)
   starred   
Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Oliver Reed and Richard Harris
Director: Ridley Scott
Green Acres
   final episode was called   
King Oliver I
Charles Dickens
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Oliver Twist (2005)
Based on the book 'The Adventures of Oliver Twist'
Beethoven (1992)
   starred   
Charles Grodin, Bonnie Hunt, Oliver Platt and Stanley Tucci
Director Brian Levant
Oliver Stone
   directed   
Natural Born Killers (1994)
Jackie Gleason, Oliver Hardy, John Candy, Chris Farley
   are all   
Comedians Fighting Obesity
The Three Musketeers (1973)
   starred   
Oliver Reed, Raquel Welch and Richard Chamberlain
Director: Richard Lester. Also starred Michael York, Frank Finlay & Christopher Lee. Plot: :A young swordsman comes to Paris and faces villains, romance, adventure and intrigue with three Musketeer friends. Won Golden Globe
"Set Every Threadbare Sail, and Give Her to the God of Storms, the Lightening and the Gale"
   are the closing lines of   
Old Ironsides by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Physician and poet, 1809-1894
Oliver Stone
   directed the film   
Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
Oliver Hardy
   was considered for the role of   
Mr. Micawber in David Copperfield (1935)
W.C. Fields got the part
Edna Mae Oliver
   was considered for the role of   
The Wicked Witch in The Wizard of Oz (1939)
Margaret Hamilton got the part
Oliver Wendell Holmes
   said   
"A Mind That is Stretched by a New Experience Can Never Go Back to Its Old Dimensions."
A-Haunting We Will Go (1942)
   starred   
Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy and Dante
Director: Alfred L. Werker. Also starred Sheila Ryan, John Shelton & Don Costello. Plot: Stan and Ollie get involved with con men, crooks, a genial magician, and two interchangeable coffins with disastrous but funny results.
Tommy (1975)
   starred   
Oliver Reed, Ann-Margret and Roger Daltrey
Director: Ken Russell. Also starred Elton John, Eric Clapton & John Entwistle. Plot: A psychosomatically deaf, dumb and blind boy becomes a master pinball player and the object of a religious cult because of that.
Apple
   has a variety named   
Oliver
Oliver Goldsmith
   wrote   
The Vicar of Wakefield
Oliver Twist (1948)
   starred   
Robert Newton, Alec Guinness and Kay Walsh
IMDB rating 8.0/10. Director: David Lean
Food, Glorious Food
   comes from the musical   
Oliver
Gladiator (2000)
      
Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix and Oliver Reed
“My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius"
Mario R. Capecchi, Sir Martin J. Evans and Oliver Smithies
   won for work on   
The Discovery of Principles for Embryonic Stem Cells
2007
The Damned (1963)
      
Macdonald Carey, Oliver Reed and Shirley Anne Field
Legal and illegal criminality.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
   was a/an   
Supreme Court Justice
Served on the court from 1902-1932; known for his concise and pithy opinions
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
   was a/an   
Supreme Court Justice
Noted for his long service and for his concise opinions; oldest justice in the history of the Court
Isaac Oliver
   painted   
The Browne Brothers
1598, gouache and watercolor on vellum; Burghley House, Lincolnshire, UK
Oliver Wendell Holmes
   is buried in   
Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA, USA
Charles Dickens
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Oliver Twist (2005)
Based on the book 'The Adventures of Oliver Twist'
Bill Sykes
   appears in the Dickens' novel   
Oliver Twist
A vicious thief working on the fringes of Fagin's band of pickpockets. He uses Oliver in an attempt to burglarize the Brownlow home. When Nancy tries to help Oliver she is found out by Fagin who relates the information to Sikes who murders Nancy. While fleeing police after the murder he accidentally hangs himself.
Fagin
   appears in the Dickens' novel   
Oliver Twist
A crafty old Jew who runs a thieve's school near Field Lane in Saffron Hill. Oliver falls in with Fagin's band when he runs away from the workhouse. When Fagin attempts to help Monks destroy Oliver's reputation he is arrested and executed at Newgate. Fagin was based on real-life Jewish fence (receiver of stolen property), Ikey Soloman (1758-1850).
Dipper Mouth Blues
   was released by   
King Oliver
1923 - inducted in 2010






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