Oliver & Company
Director: George Scribner Run Time: 74 min. Format: 35mm Rating: G Release Year: 1988
Starring: Joey Lawrence, Bette Midler, Billy Joel, Cheech Marin, Richard Mulligan, Roscoe Lee Browne
In this animated update of the classic “Oliver Twist” tale, Oliver (Joey Lawrence) is an orphaned kitten taken in by a gang of thieving dogs, led by cavalier canine Dodger (Billy Joel) and owned by down-and-out pickpocket Fagin (Dom DeLuise). While pulling a job in the streets of New York City, Oliver winds up being adopted by a rich girl, Jenny (Natalie Gregory), and landing on easy street. But through a series of events, a loan shark threatens the peaceful new arrangement.