Pride and Prejudice (1995)

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Jane Austen's classic novel about the prejudice that occurred between the 19th century classes and the pride which would keep lovers apart.

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 Elizabeth Bennet (6 episodes, 1995)
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 Mr. Darcy (6 episodes, 1995)
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 Jane Bennet (6 episodes, 1995)
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 Lydia Bennet (6 episodes, 1995)
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 Mrs. Bennet (6 episodes, 1995)
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 Mr. Bennet (6 episodes, 1995)
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 Mr. Bingley (6 episodes, 1995)
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 Kitty Bennet (6 episodes, 1995)
Lucy Briers ...
 Mary Bennet (6 episodes, 1995)
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 Miss Bingley (6 episodes, 1995)
Lucy Robinson ...
 Mrs. Hurst (6 episodes, 1995)
Adrian Lukis ...
 Wickham (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Mr. Collins (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Charlotte Lucas (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Maria Lucas (5 episodes, 1995)
Marlene Sidaway ...
 Hill, the housekeeper (4 episodes, 1995)
Barbara Leigh-Hunt ...
 Lady Catherine de Bourgh (4 episodes, 1995)
Tim Wylton ...
 Mr. Gardiner (4 episodes, 1995)
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 Mr. Hurst (4 episodes, 1995)
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 Mrs. Gardiner (4 episodes, 1995)
Nadia Chambers ...
 Miss Anne de Bourgh (4 episodes, 1995)
David Bark-Jones ...
 Lt. Denny (4 episodes, 1995)
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 Mrs. Phillips (4 episodes, 1995)
Christopher Benjamin ...
 Sir William Lucas (4 episodes, 1995)
Roger Barclay ...
 Capt. Carter (4 episodes, 1995)
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 Georgiana Darcy (3 episodes, 1995)
Kate O'Malley ...
 Sarah, the maid (3 episodes, 1995)
Norma Streader ...
 Lady Lucas (3 episodes, 1995)
Paul Moriarty ...
 Col. Forster (3 episodes, 1995)
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 Mrs. Forster (3 episodes, 1995)
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 Col. Fitzwilliam (3 episodes, 1995)
Sarah Legg ...
 Hannah (2 episodes, 1995)
Annabel Taylor ...
 Maggie, the maid (2 episodes, 1995)
Harriet Eastcott ...
 Mrs. Jenkinson (2 episodes, 1995)
Natasha Isaacs ...
 Alice Gardiner (2 episodes, 1995)
Marie-Louise Flamank ...
 Kate Gardiner (2 episodes, 1995)
Roy Holder ...
 Hodge, the gardener (2 episodes, 1995)
Julian Erleigh ...
 William Gardiner (2 episodes, 1995)
Neville Phillips ...
 Fossett, the footman (2 episodes, 1995)
Christopher Staines ...
 Lt. Sanderson (2 episodes, 1995)
Jacob Casselden ...
 Robert Gardiner (2 episodes, 1995)
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Jane Austen's classic novel about the prejudice that occurred between the 19th century classes and the pride which would keep lovers apart. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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In an interview fifteen years after the making of this series, screenwriter Andrew Davies said that at the moment that Darcy sees Elizabeth muddy and flushed from walking to Netherfield to see Jane, Davies wrote in the screenplay the stage direction that "this is the moment when Darcy suddenly realizes that he fancies Elizabeth very much and to his surprise he finds that he's got an erection." He said that he wrote this to make people laugh but also "for Colin to choose this as the moment when he's just got to act, being tremendously turned on." See more »

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In the opening titles, one of the make-up artists is named as "Jennny Eades", but this is changed to the more usual spelling for "Jenny" in the final credits. See more »

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[They are discussing the fact that Wickham has, in essence, extorted from them a fortune for the misery he is likely to face in marrying Lydia]
Mr. Bennet: I should have taken better care of you all.
[Bitterly]
Mr. Bennet: The satisfaction of prevailing upon one of the most worthless young men in Britain might then have rested in its proper place. As it is, the thing is done - with extraordinarily little inconvenience to myself. When you take into account what I shall save on Lydia's board and pocket allowance, I am ...
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Version of Pride and Prejudice (1967) See more »

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Pride and Prejudice
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Fantabulous Movie for Jane Austen lovers everywhere!
10 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This timeless tale of hate that blossoms into love is as good as it gets. At least once a year my sisters and I watch it all the way through in one sitting. And that's no easy feat since it's so long!Ohhh but it's worth it:o) The casting is perfect with Colin Firth playing the impossible Mr. Darcy and Jennifer Ehll (sp. right?) as the heroine of the story, Ms. Elizabeth Bennet. The movie captures very well the society of the time,the difference in stations and the very laid-back easy-going life-style of an English gentleman and his family of five daughters. Though Mrs. Bennet gets to be a little much (she must have been a blast to play she's so obnoxious:o), it's worth watching. The movie covers about a year, I think, and it follows the life of the five Ms. Bennets: Jane, Elizabeth, Mary, Kitty and Lydia, and their ups and downs in life, love, and day to day life. Their are a few unexpected twists along the way, and many unforgettable characters: those who are great, and those who are great to make fun of! So... If you enjoy immersing yourself into the time of Jane Austen for an afternoon, and enjoy the simplicity of way back when, then you would really enjoy this movie.


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