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Tom Jones

Author: John OsborneTony RichardsonAlbert FinneySusannah YorkHugh GriffithAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, CA : Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; Beverly Hills, CA : Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, ©2007.
Series: Tom Jones.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Director's cut [ed.]View all editions and formats
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This adaptation of Henry Fielding's beloved novel, Tom Jones, is a picaresque adventure through the eighteenth century. Tom Jones, an abandoned infant of nebulous parentage, is found at the home of the good-natured Squire Allworthy and his sister Bridget. Raised as the ward of the unmarried country gentleman, he grows into a handsome and roguish lad, irresistible to the women around town. His one true love, however,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Action and adventure films
Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Romantic comedy films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Osborne; Tony Richardson; Albert Finney; Susannah York; Hugh Griffith; Edith Evans; Joan Greenwood; Diane Cilento; David Tomlinson; Micheál Mac Liammóir; Henry Fielding; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.; Samuel Goldwyn Co.; United Artists Corporation.; Woodfall Film Productions.; Lopert Pictures.; Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
OCLC Number: 317619899
Language Note: In English with optional subtitles in English, Spanish, or French; closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Based on the novel by Henry Fielding.
Originally produced as an English motion picture in 1963.
Credits: Director of photography, Walter Lassally ; editor, Antony Gibbs ; music composed and conducted by John Addison, played by Sinfonia of London.
Cast: Albert Finney, Susannah York, Hugh Griffith, Edith Evans, Joan Greenwood, Diane Cilento, George Devine, David Tomlinson; narration spoken by Micheál Mac Liammóir.
Awards: Winner, 1964 Academy Awards for Best Music, Score- Substantially Original: John Addison; Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium: John Osborne; Best Director: Tony Richardson; Best Picture: Tony Richardson.
Target Audience: MPAA Rating: Not rated; Canadian Home Video rating: 14A.
Description: 1 videodisc (121 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital stereo; widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 1.66:1.
Contents: Main titles/The early years --
Afternoon delight --
Old dog, new tricks --
One good deed --
How things have changed --
See right through it --
No fun for the deer --
Tom's nurse --
Someone had to die --
Crazy but fun --
Molly's got to go --
With a name like Blifil --
Sew her knees together --
LIfe of the party --
Could be good, could be bad --
His blood boils --
Dogged determination --
Rude awakening --
Tom to the rescue --
In the nick of time --
It's a madhouse --
Right place, right time --
Trick or treat --
My kingdom for Sophie --
Rock and a hard place --
He can't win for losing --
Sophie on his mind --
Like a pack of wild dogs --
Behind closed doors --
Bedlam --
No more secrets --
Do not disturb.
Series Title: Tom Jones.
Responsibility: Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; The Samuel Goldwyn Company ; a United Artists / Lopert release ; a Woodfall film ; screenplay by John Osborne ; produced and directed by Tony Richardson.

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This adaptation of Henry Fielding's beloved novel, Tom Jones, is a picaresque adventure through the eighteenth century. Tom Jones, an abandoned infant of nebulous parentage, is found at the home of the good-natured Squire Allworthy and his sister Bridget. Raised as the ward of the unmarried country gentleman, he grows into a handsome and roguish lad, irresistible to the women around town. His one true love, however, is the beautiful Sophie, daughter of his boorish and opportunistic neighbor, Squire Western. Along the long and winding road to London, his humble origins and youthful indiscretions combine to reveal his true identity, for a happy ending as is traditional in comedy.

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