Tom Jones (movie)
|Directed by||Tony Richardson|
|Produced by||Tony Richardson|
|Written by||John Osborne|
|Based on||The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling|
by Henry Fielding
|Narrated by||Micheál Mac Liammóir|
|Music by||John Addison|
|Edited by||Antony Gibbs|
|Distributed by||United Artists (UK)|
Lopert Pictures Corporation (US)
121 minutes (1989 reissue)
|Box office||$20 million|
Tom Jones is a 1963 British movie. It is an adaptation of Henry Fielding's 1749 novel The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling. The movie stars Albert Finney and Susannah York. It was one of the most critically acclaimed and popular comedies of its time. The movie was the third most popular movie at the British box office in 1963. It won four Academy Awards, including Best Picture. The movie was directed by Tony Richardson. The screenplay was adapted by playwright John Osborne.
Awards[change | change source]
- Academy Award for Best Picture
- Academy Award for Best Director
- Academy Award for Best Substantially Original Score (John Addison)
- Academy Award for Best Writing, (Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium)
References[change | change source]
- Tino Balio, United Artists: The Company The Changed the Film Industry, Uni of Wisconsin Press, 1987 p 230, 239–240
- Scott, A. O. (7 February 2005). "We're Sorry". The New York Times. Retrieved 2010-05-25.
- "Most Popular Films of 1963." Times [London, England] 3 January 1964: 4. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 11 July 2012.