Barry Lyndon (1975)
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes. The Luck of Barry Lyndon (1844) was written by English novelist William Makepeace Thackeray [1811-1863]. It was first published in serial form and reissued under the title The Memoires of Barry Lyndon, Esq.
Thackeray based Barry Lyndon on the Anglo-Irish adventurer Andrew Robinson Stoney [1747-1810].
In the movie, the only reference to Lady Lyndon [Marisa Berenson]'s first name is when she signs the letter giving Barry his yearly dole: "H. Lyndon." In the book, her name is Honoria.
Castle Lyndon was actually filmed at Castle Howard in North Yorkshire, England.