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Pride and Prejudice 

While the arrival of wealthy gentlemen sends her marriage-minded mother into a frenzy, willful and opinionated Elizabeth Bennet matches wits with haughty Mr. Darcy.
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Complete series cast summary:
Elizabeth Garvie ...  Miss Elizabeth Bennet 5 episodes, 1980
David Rintoul ...  Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy 5 episodes, 1980
Moray Watson Moray Watson ...  Mr. Bennet 5 episodes, 1980
Priscilla Morgan ...  Mrs. Bennet 5 episodes, 1980
Sabina Franklyn ...  Miss Jane Bennet 5 episodes, 1980
Natalie Ogle ...  Miss Lydia Bennet 5 episodes, 1980
Tessa Peake-Jones ...  Miss Mary Bennet 5 episodes, 1980
Clare Higgins ...  Miss Kitty Bennet 5 episodes, 1980
Osmund Bullock Osmund Bullock ...  Mr. Bingley 4 episodes, 1980
Irene Richard ...  Charlotte Lucas / ... 3 episodes, 1980
Peter Settelen ...  Mr. Wickham 3 episodes, 1980
Marsha Fitzalan ...  Miss Caroline Bingley 3 episodes, 1980
Edward Arthur Edward Arthur ...  Mr. Hurst 3 episodes, 1980
Jennifer Granville Jennifer Granville ...  Mrs. Hurst 3 episodes, 1980
Andrew Johns Andrew Johns ...  Captain Denny 3 episodes, 1980
Judy Parfitt ...  Lady Catherine de Bourgh 2 episodes, 1980
Malcolm Rennie Malcolm Rennie ...  Mr. Collins / ... 2 episodes, 1980
Barbara Shelley ...  Mrs. Gardiner 2 episodes, 1980
Peter Howell ...  Sir William Lucas 2 episodes, 1980
Elizabeth Stewart ...  Lady Lucas 2 episodes, 1980
Shirley Cain Shirley Cain ...  Mrs. Philips 2 episodes, 1980
Emma Jacobs Emma Jacobs ...  Miss Georgiana Darcy 2 episodes, 1980
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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? Written by L. Hamre

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English

Release Date:

13 January 1980 (UK) See more »

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Mono

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Color

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The yellow-checked dress Tessa Peake-Jones (Mary Bennet) wears in the scenes before and after the Meryton Assembly ball is the same costume Debbie Bowen (Harriet Smith) wears at the Box Hill Picnic in Emma (1972). See more »

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At the very beginning when she plays the piano, her right hand doesn't match the melody. The melody progresses towards the treble and her right hand goes towards the left side of the piano, i.e. the bass. See more »

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Elizabeth Bennet: We all love to instruct, though we teach only what is not worth knowing.
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This is the BEST "P & P" ever produced!
3 August 1999 | by prmeteusSee all my reviews

The movies are too short to capture the beauty of the book. And the new mini series by A&E and BBC is just plain tacky! This series, however, has it all! The most important aspect is the quality of the acting. Elizabeth Garvie and David Rintoul are excellent. They ARE Lizzy and Mr. Darcy. But the great acting doesn't end there. The quality of the cast is superb. From the most important stars all the way down to the most menial of the servants. Every actor and actress does a great job of capturing the mood of the era.

Please see this production. Buy it if you can. It is being shown on the Romance Channel, too. See it at all costs!


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