Jane Eyre


2h 1971

Brief Synopsis

A lavish, first color filming of Charlotte Bronte's classic Gothic romance with Emmy-nominated performances by George C. Scott and Susannah York highlighting this ninth screen version of the tale. It also had been staged several times on live television -- a "Studio One" adaptation in 1949, for one, starred Charlton Heston at the very beginning of his career. John Williams' score for this TV film earned him an Emmy nomination in addition to those given to its two stars for acting.

Film Details

Genre
Romance
Adaptation
Release Date
1971
Production Company
NBC Entertainment
Location
Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
2h
Sound
Mono
Color
Color (Eastmancolor)
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.33 : 1

Synopsis

A lavish, first color filming of Charlotte Bronte's classic Gothic romance with Emmy-nominated performances by George C. Scott and Susannah York highlighting this ninth screen version of the tale. It also had been staged several times on live television -- a "Studio One" adaptation in 1949, for one, starred Charlton Heston at the very beginning of his career. John Williams' score for this TV film earned him an Emmy nomination in addition to those given to its two stars for acting.

Film Details

Genre
Romance
Adaptation
Release Date
1971
Production Company
NBC Entertainment
Location
Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
2h
Sound
Mono
Color
Color (Eastmancolor)
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.33 : 1

Quotes

Trivia

As with most made-for-TV films of that era, this film premiered theatrically in Europe, but was only shown on television in the United States.

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States March 24, 1971