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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 ...  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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TV-PG

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Language:

English

Release Date:

13 January 1980 (UK) See more »

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Pride and Prejudice See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The beige dress with paisley bodice Sabina Franklyn (Jane Bennet) wears at Longbourn is the same gown Rachel Fielding (Mrs. Benson) wears in Princess Caraboo (1994), Julie Cox (Annabella Milbanke) wears to read Childe Harold in Byron (2003), and Freema Agyeman (Tattycoram) wears on the Marseilles wharf in Little Dorrit (2008). The gown is also worn by an extra on the Marseilles wharf at the beginning of The Count of Monte Cristo (2002), and by a guest at Fanny's wedding in Miss Austen Regrets (2008). See more »

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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 »

Quotes

Elizabeth Bennet: We all love to instruct, though we teach only what is not worth knowing.
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Version of Pride and Prejudice (1940) See more »

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Piano Sonatina in G Major: I. Moderato
Composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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excellent!
16 July 2001 | by dr_valentine_mpSee all my reviews

This is an excellent production of P&P.Though i haven't seen the A&E version to comment on that in comparison, i happen to be absolutely in love with this one.Elizabeth Garvie did a great job , she remains etched in my mind as Lizzy and is almost in every way like the character that Jane Austen intended to create in her book.

The settings have been styled in a simple way and is much like what Austen has written of.Not much has been spent on the outfits and grandeur, which makes us watch the characters and the flow of the tale more than the environment.All the other actors too seem to fit snugly into their characters.In my opinion they never can be a better version.Jane Austen would have been proud!


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