Joseph Andrews

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Overview

Tony Richardson attempts to re-create the glory days of Tom Jones in this adaptation of the 1742 Henry Fielding novel. Peter Firth stars in this picaresque tale as Joseph Andrews, a young servant switched at birth who undergoes a series of romantic escapades. Joseph even has the fortune of becoming the personal footman to Lady Booby Ann-Margaret. Joseph's romantic peccadilloes cause consternation among a collection of stuffy noblemen and women in 18th-century England.
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Overview

Tony Richardson attempts to re-create the glory days of Tom Jones in this adaptation of the 1742 Henry Fielding novel. Peter Firth stars in this picaresque tale as Joseph Andrews, a young servant switched at birth who undergoes a series of romantic escapades. Joseph even has the fortune of becoming the personal footman to Lady Booby Ann-Margaret. Joseph's romantic peccadilloes cause consternation among a collection of stuffy noblemen and women in 18th-century England.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/1/1998
  • UPC: 031504089161
  • Original Release: 1977
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  • Source: Paramount
  • Format: VHS

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Ann-Margret Lady Booby
Peter Firth Joseph Andrews
Michael Hordern Parson Adams
Beryl Reid Mrs. Slipslop
Jim Dale Pedlar
Natalie Ogle Fanny Goodwill
Peter Bull Sir Thomas Booby
Kenneth Cranham Wicked Squire
Karen Dotrice Pamela
James Villiers Mr. Booby
Peggy Ashcroft Lady Tattle
Michael Balfour Ruffian
Bernard Bresslaw Parson Trulliber
Wendy Craig Mrs. Tow-Wouse
John Gielgud Doctor
Brian Glover Jailer
Hugh Griffith Squire Western
Ronald Pickup Wilson
Norman Rossington Gaffer Andrews
Patsy Rowlands Gammer Andrews
Jenny Runacre Gypsy
Tim Pigott-Smith Comet
Timothy West Tow-Wouse
Penelope Wilton Mrs. Wilson
Carol Drinkwater
Sandra Dorne Whore in traffic jam
Pauline Jameson
Technical Credits
Tony Richardson Director, Screenwriter
John Addison Score Composer
Michael Annals Costumes/Costume Designer, Production Designer
Bill Brosie Art Director
Chris Bryant Screenwriter
Jim Dale Score Composer, Songwriter
Arthur Davey Costumes/Costume Designer
Andrew Grieve Asst. Director
Peter Handford Sound/Sound Designer
Neil Hartley Producer
William Hobbs Songwriter
Gerry Humphreys Sound/Sound Designer
Jean Hunnisett Costumes/Costume Designer
Thom Noble Editor
Allan Scott Screenwriter
Bob Stewart Score Composer, Songwriter
David Watkin Cinematographer
Patrick Wheatley Costumes/Costume Designer
Ian Whittaker Set Decoration/Design
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    18th Century Humor by an 18th Century Writer

    Parody, intrigue, more sub-plots than can be counted, 18th century costumes and humor are all in this movie. If you think that everything 18th century is as boring as paint drying on a rainy day, see this 18th century writers example of humor.

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