Original Version: Far from the Madding Crowd

Posted on April 29, 2015 at 8:00 am

Copyright MGM 1967
Copyright MGM 1967

Thomas Hardy’s classic novel Far from the Madding Crowd is the story of headstrong Bathsheba Everdene, who inherits a farm and who receives marriage proposals from three very different men. A new version starring Carey Mulligan, Michael Sheen, Tom Sturridge, and Matthias Schoenaerts opens this Friday.

The 1967 version starred Julie Christie, Terence Stamp, Peter Finch, and Alan Bates.

PBS showed a Masterpiece classics version in 1998.


A silent version came out exactly 100 years ago, in 1915.

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