BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)
6.9/10
24

The Adventures of Don Quixote 

A self-proclaimed "knight" and his hapless squire travel the Spanish countryside, attacking "giants" that are really windmills in his attempt to win the love of the fair Dulcinea.

Director:

Alvin Rakoff

Writers:

Miguel de Cervantes y Saavedra (novel), J.M. Cohen (translation) | 1 more credit »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Rex Harrison ... Don Quixote
Frank Finlay ... Sancho Panza
Rosemary Leach ... Dulcinea / Aldonza
Robert Eddison ... Duke
Bernard Hepton ... Village Priest
Paul Whitsun-Jones Paul Whitsun-Jones ... 1st Innkeeper
Murray Melvin ... Travelling barber
Roger Delgado ... Officer of the Holy Brotherhood
Ronald Lacey ... Barber
Gwen Nelson ... Housekeeper
Françoise Pascal ... Harlot
Brian Spink Brian Spink ... Death
John Hollis ... 1st Prisoner
Walter Sparrow ... 2nd Prisoner
Michael Golden Michael Golden ... 2nd Innkeeper
Edit

Storyline

A self-proclaimed "knight" and his hapless squire travel the Spanish countryside, attacking "giants" that are really windmills in his attempt to win the love of the fair Dulcinea.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 April 1973 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Roger Delgado, who plays a role in this film, died only five months after it premiered. See more »

Quotes

Don Quixote: Happy the days and happy the centuries to which the ancients gave the name of "golden". Those who lived then did not know the meaning of those fateful words "thine" and "mine"... And it is only in these detestable, corrupted times that a knight-errant is needed...
See more »

Connections

Version of Don Quixote, Knight Errant (2002) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed