Jane Eyre (1934 film)
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Christy Cabanne|
|Produced by||Ben Verschleiser|
|Written by||Adele Comandini|
|Based on||Jane Eyre
by Charlotte Brontë
|Cinematography||Robert H. Planck
(as Robert Planck)
|Edited by||Carl Pierson|
Jane Eyre is a 1934 American romantic drama film directed by Christy Cabanne, starring Virginia Bruce and Colin Clive. It is based on the 1847 novel Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë, and is the first adaptation to use sound.
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- Virginia Bruce as Jane Eyre
- Colin Clive as Edward Rochester
- Beryl Mercer as Mrs. Fairfax
- David Torrence as Mr. Brocklehurst
- Aileen Pringle as Lady Blanche Ingram
- Edith Fellows as Adele Rochester
- Jean Darling as Jane Eyre as a Child
- Lionel Belmore as Lord Ingram
- Jameson Thomas as Charles Craig
- Ethel Griffies as Grace Poole
- Claire Du Brey as Bertha Rochester
- Joan Standing as Daisy
- Richard Quine as John Reed
- Anne Howard as Georgianna Reed (uncredited)
- Olaf Hytten as Jeweler (uncredited)
- Clarissa Selwynne as Mrs. Reed (uncredited)
- William Wagner as Halliburton (uncredited)
Production began 17 May 1934 at General Service Studios.
- Adele sings the "Bridal Chorus" from the opera Lohengrin, by Richard Wagner.
- Adele sings "My Bonnie Lies over the Ocean".
Critic Leonard Maltin gave the film 2 stars (out of four), describing it as a "[t]hin version of the oft-filmed Bronte novel, produced by Monogram, of all studios[...] Still, it's not uninteresting as a curio."
- Jane Eyre at the Internet Movie Database
- Jane Eyre is available for free download at the Internet Archive
- Jane Eyre at AllMovie
- Jane Eyre at the TCM Movie Database
- Review at JaneEyre.net
- on YouTube (Classics movie online)
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