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Far from the Madding Crowd (16-Oct-1967)

Director: John Schlesinger

Writer: Frederic Raphael

From novel: Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy

Music Composed by: Richard Rodney Bennett

Producer: Joseph Janni

Keywords: Romantic Drama

Bathsheba Everdine, a young woman of Victorian England, inherits a farm estate and is pursued by three potential suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep herder; William Boldwood, a wealthy older farmer, and Frank Troy, a young sergeant. Evenly-paced, sprawling and well-crafted romance, often overlooked or unfairly criticized. Received an Oscar nomination for Best Original Score.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Alan Bates
17-Feb-1934 27-Dec-2003 Basil in Zorba the Greek
Julie Christie
14-Apr-1941   Darling
Peter Finch
28-Sep-1916 14-Jan-1977 Network
Freddie Jones
12-Sep-1927   The Caesars
Brian Rawlinson
12-Nov-1931 23-Nov-2000 Robert Onedin on The Onedin Line
Terence Stamp
22-Jul-1939   KNEEL TO ZOD


Julie Christie   ...   Bathsheba
Terence Stamp   ...   Sgt. Troy
Peter Finch   ...   William Boldwood
Alan Bates   ...   Gabriel Oak
Fiona Walker   ...   Liddy
John Barrett   ...   Joseph Poorgrass
Owen Berry   ...   Old Smallbury
Lawrence Carter   ...   Laban Tall
Denise Coffey   ...   Soberness
Paul Dawkins   ...   Henery Fray
Vincent Harding   ...   Mark Clark
Harriet Harper   ...   Temperence
Marie Hopps   ...   Mrs. Coggan
Freddie Jones   ...   Cainy Ball
Margaret Lacey   ...   Maryann Money
Alison Leggatt   ...   Mrs. Hurst
Pauline Melville   ...   Mrs. Tall
Andrew Robertson   ...   Andrew Randle
Brian Rawlinson   ...   Matthew Moon
Julian Somers   ...   Jan Coggan
Prunella Ransome   ...   Fanny
Victor Stone   ...   Billy Smallbury
Peter Stone   ...   Teddy Coggan
Walter Gale   ...   Jacob Smallbury
Leslie Anderson   ...   Boldwood's Labourer
Keith Hooper   ...   Boldwood's Labourer
Jonathan Newth   ...   Gentleman at Cockfight
Derek Ware   ...   Corporal
John Donegal   ...   Sailor
Peggyann Clifford   ...   Fat Lady at Circus
Noel Henkel   ...   Circus Manager
Bryan Mosley   ...   Barker
David Swarbrick   ...   Fiddler at Barn Dance
Alba   ...   Gentleman at Party
Frank Duncan   ...   Farmer at Corn Exchange
Hugh Walker   ...   Farmer at Corn Exchange


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