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Jane Eyre (1970)

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Movie 24 March 1971
Jane Eyre is an orphan, sent to Lowood school, and eventually becomes a governess at Thornfield hall to a girl named Adele. While she is there, many strange things happen and eventually she... See full summary »

Director:

Delbert Mann

Writers:

Jack Pulman (screenplay), Charlotte Brontë (novel)
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
George C. Scott ... Edward Rochester
Susannah York ... Jane Eyre
Ian Bannen ... St. John Rivers
Jack Hawkins ... Mr. Brocklehurst
Nyree Dawn Porter ... Blanche Ingram
Rachel Kempson ... Mrs. Fairfax
Kenneth Griffith Kenneth Griffith ... Mason
Peter Copley ... John
Clive Morton ... Mr. Eshton
Fanny Rowe Fanny Rowe ... Mrs. Eshton
Susan Lawe Susan Lawe ... Amy
Angharad Rees ... Louise
Carl Bernard Carl Bernard ... Lord Ingram
Nan Munro Nan Munro ... Lady Ingram
Hugh Latimer Hugh Latimer ... Col. Dent
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Storyline

Jane Eyre is an orphan, sent to Lowood school, and eventually becomes a governess at Thornfield hall to a girl named Adele. While she is there, many strange things happen and eventually she and Edward Rochester, owner of Thornfeild and Adele's guardian, fall in love. Suddenly, when Jane is about to win the happiness she deserves, a dark secret comes to light, and it will take all of her courage, love and understanding to triumph. Written by Julianna Peterson

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A great story of love, now a great motion picture. See more »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 March 1971 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Part of the Public Domain. For that reason, a number of low quality DVD editions have been released on the market throughout the years. Furthermore, most transfered copies offer a cut-down 99 minute version. See more »

Quotes

Edward Rochester: [Jane stops immediately, then returns to Rochester, knees down, looking into his eyes with love] Wait a while. Wait just a while...
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Soundtracks

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Music by Eric Rogers
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User Reviews

almost as good as the 40s version ...
26 January 2000 | by didi-5See all my reviews

... but not quite. The 40s version had the mist and the overacting of the great Mr Welles - this has a fabulous cast, particularly Scott and York who are both superb, but just falls short of the magic of the creaky old b&w version. This one has its moments a-plenty though and is well worth tracking down. A definite 8 out of 10.


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