Mrs. Bennet is determined to find husbands for her five daughters. The arrival of a new wealthy neighbor seems like the answer to her predicament. But while eldest daughter Jane catches Mr. Bingley's eye, middle child Mary has her nose stuck in a book, and youngest girls, Kitty and Lydia, chase after officers in uniform; Elizabeth, the willful, intelligent, and opinionated second daughter, is snubbed by haughty gentleman Mr. Darcy... In this class-minded society, can love triumph over pride and prejudice?
Did You Know?
Each episode opens with a watercolor tableau rendered in the style of Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1872), a famous caricaturist and a contemporary of Jane Austen
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A musician in the assembly hall dance scene is playing a concertina. The concertina was not invented until the 1820's, and the story begins in the autumn of 1811. See more
It's been my experience, that an event looked forward to with much impatient desire, does not always brings its promised satisfaction.
Early One Morning
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