The Adventures of Don Quixote

The Adventures of Don Quixote
Type TV Movie
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 2hr
Genres Adaptation, Adventure, Historical
Keywords N/A
Status Completed
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Rex Harrison Actor Don Quixote 1 1000001
Frank Finlay Actor Sancho Panza 1 1000002
Rosemary Leach Actor Dulcinea 1 1000003
Robert Eddison Actor Duke 1 1000004
Bernard Hepton Actor Village Priest 1 1000005
Paul Whitsun-Jones Actor Innkeeper 1 1000006
Murray Melvin Actor Barber 1 1000007
Roger Delgado Actor Monk 1 1000008
Ronald Lacey Actor n/a 1 1000009
Gwen Nelson Actor n/a 1 1000010
Francoise Pascal Actor n/a 1 1000011
Brian Spink Actor n/a 1 1000012
John Hollis Actor n/a 1 1000013
Walter Sparrow Actor n/a 1 1000014
Jon Mattoche Actor n/a 1 1000015
Michael Golden Actor n/a 1 1000016
Brian Coburn Actor n/a 1 1000017
Athol Coats Actor n/a 1 1000018
Alvin Rakoff Director n/a 2 2000001
Gerald Savory Producer n/a 3 3000001
Hugh Whitmore Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Miguel Cervantes Source Material (from novel) ("Don Quixote") 120793 4000002
Peter Bartlett Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Dave King Editor n/a 172 7000001
Michel Legrand Music n/a 120781 8000001
J Cohen Translator from translation 741 12000001
Synopsis
An atmospheric dramatization of Cervantes' seventeenth-century tale of the self-proclaimed Spanish knight who travels the countryside with his squire, tilting at windmills as if they were dragons and trying to reform a bawdy peasant girl. This was the first of a series of co-productions and trade-offs between Universal-TV and the British Broadcasting Corporation. This was the tenth filming of the classic novel, following closely on the heels of the movie version of the musical "Man of La Mancha." Some months later came a filmed ballet adaptation with Nureyev, and still to be seen (if ever) is Orson Welles' partially completed production of the tale.
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