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Tom Jones [videorecording] / Samuel Goldwyn Company presents a Woodfall production.

Richardson, Tony, 1928- (Added Author). Finney, Albert, 1936- (Added Author). York, Susannah. (Added Author). Griffith, Hugh, 1912-1980 (Added Author). Fielding, Henry, 1707-1754 (Added Author). Samuel Goldwyn Co. (Added Author). MGM/UA Home Video (Firm) (Added Author).
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Jefferson County Public Library - Madison AWARD OSCAR 1963 (Text) 39391006763054 Award - DVD Checked out 12/06/2016

Record details

  • ISBN: 0792863518
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (2 hr., 30 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: Culver City, CA : MGM/UA Home Video, [2004]

Content descriptions

General Note: Based on the novel by Henry Fielding.
Features: original theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director and producer, Tony Richardson ; director of photography, Walter Lassally ; production design, Ralph W. Brinton ; editor, Antony Gibbs ; music, John Addison ; screenplay, John Osborne.
Participant or Performer Note: Albert Finney, Susannah York, Hugh Griffith, Edith Evans, Diane Cilento, Joyce Redman.
Summary, etc.: Winner* of four Academy Awards®, including Best Picture, and featuring a cast of superbplayers (Boxoffice) headed by the Oscar®-nominated** Albert Finney and Susannah York, this wickedly funny classic has been hailed as 'the best comedy ever made (Newsweek)! No one has ever lived as freely and carelessly as Tom Jones. Abandoned at birth and raised by a wealthy squire, Tom romps through English society leading a lusty life of brawling and bed-hopping until his bawdy behavior causes him to be sent away from his family, his home and the only womanhe's ever truly loved. But some men never learn, and soon Tom's escapades land him in the company of reckless scoundrels, the boudoirs of more women and, finally, in jail. Will Tom's charm save him or will the gallows be his last swing?-- back of container.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD; region 1; letterbox format (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono.
Language Note: In English, Spanish or French with French or Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned.
Awards Note: Academy awards: best picture; John Osborne (screenplay); Tony Richardson; John Addison (score)
Oscar winner, 1963
Subject: Fielding, Henry, 1707-1754 > Film and video adaptations.
Historical films.
Comedy films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
England > Social life and customs > 18th century > Drama.

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