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Tom Jones (movie)

Tom Jones is a 1963 comedy film which tells the story of a young 18th century man who is taken into the household of a rich gentleman and grows up living a bawdy life with many women. It stars Albert Finney, Susannah York, Hugh Griffith[?], Dame Edith Evans, Joan Greenwood, Joyce Redman[?] and Diane Cilento[?].

The movie was adapted by John Osborne from the novel by Henry Fielding. It was directed by Tony Richardson.

It won Academy Awards for Best Director, Best Music, Score - Substantially Original, Best Picture and Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium. It was also nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Albert Finney), Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Hugh Griffith), Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Diane Cilento), Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Dame Edith Evans), Best Actress in a Supporting Role and Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color.

Bridgwater's Castle Street was used as a location in several scenes.



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