Boswell's Life of Johnson (1971)

A serious yet irreverent comic presentation of some of the more robust and brilliant figures of the 18th century, centred round the commanding figure of Samuel Johnson, and his philandering young Scottish biographer, James Boswell.

Director:

Clarke Tait

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Cast

Credited cast:
George Baizley George Baizley ... Performer
John Byron John Byron ... King George III
Joseph Charles Joseph Charles ... Performer
Wynne Clark Wynne Clark ... Anne Seward
Peter Clay Peter Clay ... Performer
Nigel Crewe Nigel Crewe ... Performer
Clifford Earl Clifford Earl ... Oliver Goldsmith
James Faulkner ... Performer
Julian Glover ... James Boswell
Pamela Miles Pamela Miles ... Performer
Henry Moxon Henry Moxon ... Performer
John Neville ... David Garrick
Tim Pigott-Smith ... Performer
Bryan Pringle ... Sir John Hawkins
John Rogan John Rogan ... Performer
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A serious yet irreverent comic presentation of some of the more robust and brilliant figures of the 18th century, centred round the commanding figure of Samuel Johnson, and his philandering young Scottish biographer, James Boswell.

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 January 1971 (UK) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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