FILM : Far from the Madding Crowd
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Far from the Madding Crowd 1967 Julie Christie, Terence Stamp, Peter Finch, Alan Bates, Prunella Ransome Dorset, Wiltshire
Director : John Schlesinger   Production Company : Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), Vic Films Productions  Region : SOUTH WEST

A willful but flirtatious young woman unexpectedly inherits a large farm and becomes romantically involved with three widely divergent men.

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Far from the Madding Crowd [DVD] [1967]

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Far from the Madding Crowd - Gabriel Oak (Alan Bates) heads to the Everdene's farm carrying a lamb as a gift for Bathsheba.
Far from the Madding Crowd

famacr001. Gabriel Oak (Alan Bates) heads to the Everdene's farm carrying a lamb as a gift for Bathsheba.

famacr001n. Clive Rideout seems to have lost his lamb......."when I was younger....." (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 03-05-2015)

Far from the Madding Crowd - Bathsheba Everdene (Julie Christie) hides from Gabriel as he asks her Mother if he can marry her daughter. IMDB advises that the farmhouse is near Encombe, Dorset.
Far from the Madding Crowd

famacr002. Bathsheba Everdene (Julie Christie) hides from Gabriel as he asks her Mother if he can marry her daughter. IMDB advises that the farmhouse is near Encombe, Dorset.

famacr002n. And Clive Rideout found the very same farmhouse evidencing a sad picture of life moving on. BUT! Reel Streets, thanks to three years work from Clive, can give the correct location - 1 mile SE of Hardy's Monument. Thanks' Clive! (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 03-05-2015)

Far from the Madding Crowd - Gabriel Oak arrives in Casterbridge looking for work after Bathsheba moves away to Weatherbury and he loses his flock of sheep. Gold Hill, Shaftesbury in Dorset. The wall of Shaftesbury Abbey stands to the left.
Far from the Madding Crowd

famacr003. Gabriel Oak arrives in Casterbridge looking for work after Bathsheba moves away to Weatherbury and he loses his flock of sheep. Gold Hill, Shaftesbury in Dorset. The wall of Shaftesbury Abbey stands to the left.

famacr003n. Now. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 09-08-2014)

Far from the Madding Crowd - Sergeant Troy leads his Dragoons down the hill as Gabriel nears the summit. Gold Hill, Shaftesbury.  The street was seen in a 1973 television advertisement for Hovis bread. It was directed by Ridley Scott, and featured the main theme from Antonín Dvořák's Symphony No 9.
Far from the Madding Crowd

famacr004. Sergeant Troy leads his Dragoons down the hill as Gabriel nears the summit. Gold Hill, Shaftesbury. The street was seen in a 1973 television advertisement for Hovis bread. It was directed by Ridley Scott, and featured the main theme from Antonín Dvořák's Symphony No 9.

famacr004n. The iconic view now, SD
(Modern Photo Added: 09-08-2014)

Far from the Madding Crowd - At the hiring fair, a landowner looks over a prospective shepherd. St. John Street, Devizes.
Far from the Madding Crowd

famacr005. At the hiring fair, a landowner looks over a prospective shepherd. St. John Street, Devizes.

famacr005n. Clive Rideout provides an accurate now shot of the very cottage. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 05-10-2014)

Far from the Madding Crowd - William Boldwood (Peter Finch) looks for a bailiff as Gabriel appears dressed as a shepherd. St. John Street in Devizes.
Far from the Madding Crowd

famacr006. William Boldwood (Peter Finch) looks for a bailiff as Gabriel appears dressed as a shepherd. St. John Street in Devizes.

famacr006n. Clive Rideout found no crooks around during his visit...possibly! (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 05-10-2014)

Far from the Madding Crowd - After a fire at Bathsheba's inherited farm, Boldwood tells the hands that he will help if needed. The South Central Media website locates the farm's outbuildings in Friar Waddon, Dorset.
Far from the Madding Crowd

famacr007. After a fire at Bathsheba's inherited farm, Boldwood tells the hands that he will help if needed. The South Central Media website locates the farm's outbuildings in Friar Waddon, Dorset.

Far from the Madding Crowd - Prosperous William Boldwood, a confirmed bachelor, arrives back home. Waddon House, Friar Waddon, Weymouth, Dorset.
Far from the Madding Crowd

famacr008. Prosperous William Boldwood, a confirmed bachelor, arrives back home. Waddon House, Friar Waddon, Weymouth, Dorset.

famacr008n. Pity about the roof. Pic by Clive Rideout.
(Modern Photo Added: 11-11-2013)

Far from the Madding Crowd - Fanny Robin (Prunella Ransome) runs through Casterbridge on her wedding day.
Far from the Madding Crowd

famacr009. Fanny Robin (Prunella Ransome) runs through Casterbridge on her wedding day.

famacr009n. Tim Henly identifies this as The Market Place, Devizes, Wilt., with the black bear above the portico of, yes, The Bear Hotel as the "giveaway". Clive Rideout couldn't resist a visit to The Bear but like poor Fanny, found no taxis outside. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 05-10-2014)

Far from the Madding Crowd - The luckless maid has been at the wrong church for her marriage to Sergeant Frank Troy. St John's Street, Devizes with the Town Hall to the left.
Far from the Madding Crowd

famacr010. The luckless maid has been at the wrong church for her marriage to Sergeant Frank Troy. St John's Street, Devizes with the Town Hall to the left.

famacr010n. St John's Court, High Street, Devizes, Wiltshire, sent in By Russell Groves. Perfick perspectiff.
(Modern Photo Added: 02-06-2013)

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