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Far from the Madding Crowd – 1967 film

Many scenes in the 1967 film of 'Far from the Madding Crowd' were shot in Devizes. The production turned Devizes Market Place back in time to the Georgian period and used a number of locations in the town.

The film was directed by John Schlesinger and starred Alan Bates, Julie Christie, Peter Finch and Terence Stamp - for more details, see the IMDB entry.

The film was re-issued on DVD, which included a short film made by Devizes TV that talks about the filming.

Trailer for 1967 film