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Far from the Madding Crowd (1967) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by John Schlesinger and produced by Joseph Janni and Edward Joseph.

Academy Awards 1967 --- Ceremony Number 40 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Music - ScoringRichard Rodney BennettNominated
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Far from the Madding Crowd (1967)

By Beatrice on Nov 15, 2019 From Flickers in Time

Far from the Madding Crowd Directed by John Schlesinger Written by Frederic Raphael from the novel by Thomas Hardy 1967/UK IMDb link First viewing/Netflix rental The complete package for a great literary adaptation. Bathsheba Everdene (Julie Christie) lives a simple existence in the English countr... Read full article


Far From the Madding Crowd (1967)

on Mar 7, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film

In honor of its remake opening this week, let’s go back to 1967 when Thomas Hardy’s novel first received the big-budget Hollywood treatment. Far From the Madding Crowd is a difficult text to adapt since, unlike Hardy’s infinitely more readable Tess of the D’Urbervilles, the p... Read full article


Far From the Madding Crowd (1967)

on Mar 7, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film

In honor of its remake opening this week, let’s go back to 1967 when Thomas Hardy’s novel first received the big-budget Hollywood treatment. Far From the Madding Crowd is a difficult text to adapt since, unlike Hardy’s infinitely more readable Tess of the D’Urbervilles, the p... Read full article


Warner Archive: Far From the Madding Crowd (1967) on Blu-ray

By KC on Feb 25, 2015 From Classic Movies

The pastoral romantic epic Far From the Madding Crowd is now available on Blu-ray in a new release from Warner Archive. Based on Thomas Hardy's first literary success, the film stays close to the novel's plotline, taking its time, but moving along smoothly through its nearly three hour running tim... Read full article


Lost Film Files #16: Far From the Madding Crowd (1915)

By Movies, Silently on Jun 9, 2013 From Movies Silently

Far From the Madding Crowd (1915) Status: Missing and presumed lost If ever there was a tale to showcase leading men, this is it. Thomas Hardy’s 1874 novel features three juicy parts for the boys: The flashy playboy, the mature stalker and the solid (and stolid!) suitor-in-waiting. There is al... Read full article


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Bathsheba Everdene: [to her farmhands] There's ten shillings for anyone who wants to stay, and no hard words for anyone who wants to go.


Gabriel Oak: At home by the fire, whenever I look up, there you will be. And whenever you look up, there I shall be.


Bathsheba Everdene: [to her workers] Don't anyone suppose that because I'm a woman, I don't understand the difference between bad goings-on and good. I shall be up before you're awake, I shall be afield before you're up, and I shall have breakfasted before you're afield. In short, I shall astonish you all.


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Prunella Ransome receives an "introducing" credit.
John Schlesinger:  Briefly spotted as an extra in the harvest celebration at about the midway point, before the film's Intermission.
Future Fairport Convention band member David Swarbrick can be seen playing a fiddle during the barn dance scene.
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