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Silas Marner


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(The Weaver of Raveloe)
With the plaudits for Middlemarch still ringing in his ears, producer Louis Marks can review his earlier success with a George Eliot novel, the dramatisation of Silas Marner.
Ben Kingsley stars as the reclusive, embittered weaver, brought back to life by his relationship with a foundling child. Silas Marner was published in 1861, during the extraordinary burst of creativity that produced Eliot's first novel Adam Bede (1859) and The Mill on the Floss.
Director Giles Foster Rpt Subtitled


Producer: Louis Marks
Unknown: George Eliot
Unknown: Silas Marner.
Unknown: Ben Kingsley
Unknown: Silas Marner
Silas Marner: Ben Kingsley
Godfrey Cass: Patrick Ryecart
Molly: Angela Pleasence
Nancy Lammeter: Jenny Agutter
Squire Cass: Freddie Jones
Bob Dowlas: Nick Brimble
Dunstan Cass: Jonathan Coy
Eppie Marner: Patsy Kensit
Sarah: Natalie Ogle
Dolly Winthrop: Rosemary Martin
William Dane: Paul Copley
Jem Rodney: Jim Broadbent
MrSnell: Tony Caunter
Ben Winthrop: Robert Putt
Mr Lammeter: Frederick Treves
Senior Chapel Elder: Oscar Quitak
Baby Eppie: Elizabeth Hoyle

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