Emma Woodhouse has a rigid sense of propriety as regards matrimonial alliances. Unfortunately she insists on matchmaking for her less forceful friend, Harriet, and so causes her to come to grief. Through the sharp words of Mr. Knightley, and the example of the opinionated Mrs. Elton, someone not unlike herself, Emma's attitudes begin to soften... Written by
Did You Know?
The green silk gown with brown lace trim on the bodice and sleeves Kate Beckinsale
(Emma Woodhouse) wears is the same gown Julie Cox
(Annabella Milbanke) wears in London in Byron
(2003). See more
The year is approximately 1815, yet Jane Fairfax sings an Italian song composed in 1857. See more
[Knightley speaks of Frank Churchill who will be going to London
To get his hair cut?
All People that on Earth Do Dwell
Lyrics by William Kethe
Music by Louis Bourgeois
[Hymn sung at church when Emma first sees Harriet Smith] See more