The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling (1997)

The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling (1997)

Rs. 300

Plot:

Alternate Plot Summary:
A new adaptation of the classic novel by Henry Fielding of the life, loves and adventures of the charming rascal Tom Jones. A foundling child born of a serving wench but allowed to grow up in the privileged surroundings of Squire Allworthy's household. This position allows him to grow up with, make the acquaintance of and eventually fall in love with the beautiful daughter of his wealthy neighbour, Sophia Western. However, the path to true love rarely runs smooth and family pressure, the difference in their parentage and 18th century social custom prevent the young lovers from being together. Eventually both are forced out of their gentile, protected surroundings and into the great wide world to see what adventures real life might bring...

Number of Seasons: 1
Number of Episodes: 5
Status: Ended

Rating: 7
Type: Scripted
Network(s): British Broadcasting Corporation
Type: Scripted
First Air Date: November 1, 1997
Last Air Date: December 7, 1997
Genres: Drama

Seasons:
  • Season 1 — 5 Episodes — Air Date: November 9, 1997

Product Description

The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling (1997)
The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling poster Rating: 7.8/10 (604 votes)
Director: N/A
Writer: N/A
Stars: John Sessions, Benjamin Whitrow, Ron Cook, Christopher Fulford
Runtime: 120 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Drama, Romance
Released: 05 Apr 1998
Plot: A new adaptation of the classic novel by Henry Fielding of the life, loves and adventures of the charming rascal Tom Jones. A foundling child born of a serving wench but allowed to grow up in the privileged surroundings of Squire Allworthy's household. This position allows him to grow up with, make the acquaintance of and eventually fall in love with the beautiful daughter of his wealthy neighbour, Sophia Western. However, the path to true love rarely runs smooth and family pressure, the difference in their parentage and 18th century social custom prevent the young lovers from being together. Eventually both are forced out of their gentile, protected surroundings and into the great wide world to see what adventures real life might bring...

Additional Information

Media Type

DVD

Language

English

Print Quality

Master-Print, On Demand DVD-R

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