Jane Eyre [DVD] [1971]

Charlotte Bronte's classic Victorian novel is once again put through the paces, this time by Delbert Mann, in this stodgy Masterpiece Theater style television adaptation. Susannah York is Jane Eyre, the orphan girl who secures a position as a governess to the ward of Edward Rochester (George C. Scott), lord of an English manor house called Thornfield, whose halls hide a dark and sinister secret. Jane and the moody and the tyrannical Rochester fall in love and agree to marry. But at their wedding ceremony, Rochester is revealed to have been already married. Suddenly his dark past comes crashing in on both himself and the innocent Jane.
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Special Features

  • Interactive menus
  • Scene index
  • Digitally mastered

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Jane Eyre
Charlotte Bronte's classic Victorian novel is once again put through the paces, this time by Delbert Mann, in this stodgy Masterpiece Theater style television adaptation. Susannah York is Jane Eyre, the orphan girl who secures a position as a governess to the ward of Edward Rochester (George C. Scott), lord of an English manor house called Thornfield, whose halls hide a dark and sinister secret. Jane and the moody and the tyrannical Rochester fall in love and agree to marry. But at their wedding ceremony, Rochester is revealed to have been already married. Suddenly his dark past comes crashing in on both himself and the innocent Jane. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • George C. Scott
    George C. Scott - Edward Rochester
  • Susannah York
    Susannah York - Jane Eyre
  • Ian Bannen
    Ian Bannen - Rev. St. John Rivers
  • Jack Hawkins
    Jack Hawkins - Mr. Brocklehurst
  • Nyree Dawn Porter
    Nyree Dawn Porter - Blanche Ingram

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