Vanity Fair 1967

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Vanity Fair ★★½ 1967

BBC TV adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's satire on human folly in 19th-century England. Amoral governess (and antiheroine) Becky Sharp (Hampshire) will stop at nothing to climb the social ladder, aided by a wealthy marriage and her own audacity, which ultimately leads to scandal. 250m/C VHS . GB Susan Hampshire, Robert Flemyng, Richard Caldicot, Barbara Couper, Roy Marsden, Bryan Marshall; D: David Giles. TV