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Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Tess of the D'Urbervilles

by Thomas Hardy

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Movie or TV Productions

BBC's Tess of the D'Urbervilles

This is the 1998 BBC adaptation of the book

New mini-series version!

This is a 2008 version.

Oldie But Goodie

This is one of the classic film adaptations of Tess. It's from 1924.

Videos

1998 film version

Cute video montage from the 1998 version that was made for TV. Includes scenes of Angel and Tess's courtship, and none of the sad stuff.

Tess of the D'Urbervilles, 1998

The scene when Tess tells Angel she's a D'Urberville

Tess of the D'Urbervilles, 1998

The scene when Angel and Tess are reunited, but it's too late.

Images

Stonehenge

What does this "Temple of the Winds" actually look like? Click here to find out.

Tess in 1897

Actress Minnie Maddern Fiske playing Tess in 1897.

Tess in 1979

Actress Nastassja Kinski as Tess in the 1979 film entitled Tess.

Tess in 2008

Actress Gemma Arterton as Tess in the new BBC film.

Documents

2008 BBC Film Review

An article about the upcoming (2008) film version being made by BBC.

BBC's 2008 Press Release

A press release from the BBC about their new film version

Other

Thomas Hardy Info

Biographical and contextual information on Hardy.

Stonehenge

Information on Stonehenge from National Geographic

Thomas Hardy Association

Yale's Thomas Hardy Association website provides helpful information, including biographical information, maps of Hardy's Wessex, and extensive links to other Hardy-related sites.

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