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Tom Jones Movie Review Summary

Actors: Albert Finney

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It's four Academy Awards (including Best Picture) aside, this quintessential British
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comedy is a movie for all seasons! Starring a young Albert Finney, “Tom Jones,” is a racy,
bawdy, absolutely funny, and perfectly executed cinematic work. Tony Richardson's
superb direction, using the screenwriting of John Osborne and musical score (a
masterpiece in itself) by John Addison, the movie literally rocks. Set in the 18th century,
the film is the story of Tom Jones, a “foundling,” abandoned at birth in the bed of Squire
Allworthy. He is “born to be hanged.” All three hours or so of this 1963 film is a mesmerizing cinematic treat !


The review of this Movie prepared by Bill Hobbs



Script Analysis of Tom Jones

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1600 to 1899 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Lover is...    -   of a different social class

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   None

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