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Tom Jones (1963)

NR 128 min - Adventure, Comedy, History, Romance - 6 October 1963
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Tom Jones (Albert Finney), a bastard foundling raised by the kindly Squire Allworthy (George Devine), loves the beautiful Sophie Western (Susannah York), but cannot marry her due to the difference in their stations. When the villainous Blifil (David Warner) tricks the squire into casting Tom out of his household, the young man goes forth into the world on a series of high-spirited adventures, including heroic swordfights, mistaken identities, good deeds and lusty women.

Director:  Tony Richardson
Stars:  Albert Finney, Susannah York, Hugh Griffith, Edith Evans, Joan Greenwood, Diane Cilento, George Devine, David Tomlinson, Freda Jackson, Jack MacGowran, Lynn Redgrave, Joyce Redman, David Warner, Micheál MacLiammóir, Rachel Kempson, Peter Bull, Avis Bunnage, Angela Baddeley

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Storyline

Tom Jones (Albert Finney), a bastard foundling raised by the kindly Squire Allworthy (George Devine), loves the beautiful Sophie Western (Susannah York), but cannot marry her due to the difference in their stations. When the villainous Blifil (David Warner) tricks the squire into casting Tom out of his household, the young man goes forth into the world on a series of high-spirited adventures, including heroic swordfights, mistaken identities, good deeds and lusty women.



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Country:   United Kingdom
Language:  English
Release Date:  6 October 1963

Box Office

Budget:  $1,000,000
Revenue:  $37,600,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Woodfall Film Productions

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 08 min

Academy Award Nominations and Wins

ACTOR — Albert Finney {“Tom Jones”}
ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE — Hugh Griffith {“Squire Western”}
ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE — Diane Cilento {“Molly”}
ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE — Dame Edith Evans {“Miss Western”}
ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE — Joyce Redman {“Mrs. Waters”}
ART DIRECTION (Color) — Art Direction: Ralph Brinton, Ted Marshall, Jocelyn Herbert; Set Decoration: Josie MacAvin
DIRECTING — Tony Richardson
MUSIC (Music Score–substantially original) — John Addison
BEST PICTURE — Tony Richardson, Producer 
WRITING (Screenplay–based on material from another medium) — John Osborne


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