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Jane Eyre [videorecording] / Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
DVDs DVDs | 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment | 2007 | Full frame version.
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Imprint
Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2007].
Edition
Full frame version.
Descript
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
Cinema classics collection
System Det
DVD; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., Dolby Digital 2.0 mono.
Note
Includes English, dubbed French, and dubbed Spanish language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English or Spanish.
Cast
Orson Welles, Joan Fontaine, Margaret O'Brien, John Sutton, Sara Allgood, Henry Daniell, Agnes Moorehead, Aubrey Mather, Edith Barrett, Barbara Everest, Hillary Brooke.
Credits
Screenplay, John Houseman, Aldous Huxley, Robert Stevenson ; director, Robert Stevenson ; director of photography, George Barnes ; editor, Walter Thompson ; music, Bernard Herrmann.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1944.
Based on the novel by Charlotte Brontë.
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary
Jane comes to Thornfield Hall as a governess to the young ward of Edward Rochester. Denied love all her life, Jane can't help but be attracted to the intelligent, vibrant, energetic Mr. Rochester, a man twice her age. But just when Mr. Rochester seems to be returning the attention, he invites the beautiful and wealthy Blanche Ingram and her party to stay at his estates. Meanwhile, the secret of Thornfield Hall could ruin all their chances for happiness.
Note
Special features: commentary by Joseph McBride (Orson Welles biographer) and Margaret O'Brien; commentary with film historians Nick Redman, Steven Smith, and Julie Kirgo; isolated score and f/x track; Locked in the tower : the men behind Jane Eyre featurette; Know your ally Britain (United States War Department film directed by Robert Stevenson); restoration comparison; theatrical trailer; production, storyboard and poster galleries.
Local Note
MW, 6-07
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Jane Eyre (Motion picture : 1944)
ISBN/ISSN
024543425748
Music #
2242574 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
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