The Bennets are expecting a visitor - Mr Bennet's clergyman cousin, who will inherit the estate in the absence of any direct male heirs. Mr Collins is coming to Longbourn with the intention of healing the rift between his branch of the family and the Bennets. Though Mrs Bennet cannot help thinking he has come to check over the place, he arrives with the best of intentions. Written by
Did You Know?
The white gown with silver trimmings Norma Streader
(Lady Lucas) wears to the Christmas party at the Philips' is the same gown worn by an extra at Fanny's ball in Mansfield Park
(1999), and an extra at a London ball in Byron
(2003). See more
When at the Netherfield Ball, and Mary starts her second song at the piano, her father is seen to get up from the table to stop her. You can see Mary at the piano in the background, but, despite the audio implying she is supposed to be singing, her mouth is not moving and remains closed throughout that entire shot. See more
Lizzy, I hope you'll not keep Wickham to yourself all night. Kitty and I want to dance with him as well, you know.
I promise I shall not. Even if I wished to, I could not. I have to dance at least the first two with Mr. Collins.
Oh, Lord, yes. He's threatened to dance with us all.
(uncredited) See more