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Tom Jones (movie)

Tom Jones is a 1963 comedy film which tells the story of a young 18th century man who is taken into the household of a rich gentleman and grows up living a bawdy life with many women. It stars Albert Finney, Susannah York, Hugh Griffith, Dame Edith Evans, Joan Greenwood, Joyce Redman and Diane Cilento.

The movie was adapted by John Osborne from Henry Fielding's novel The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling. It was directed by Tony Richardson.

It won Academy Awards for Best Director, Best Music, Score - Substantially Original, Best Picture and Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium. It was also nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Albert Finney), Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Hugh Griffith), Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Diane Cilento), Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Dame Edith Evans), Best Actress in a Supporting Role and Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color.

Bridgwater's Castle Street was used as a location in several scenes.