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Director  Christy Cabanne
Story by  Charlotte Bronte
Duration  
Language  English
4.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama, Romance
Production  Monogram Pictures
Country  United States
Jane Eyre (1934 film) movie poster

Release date  August 15, 1934 (1934-08-15)
Based on  Jane Eyre  by Charlotte Bronte
Writer  Charlotte Bronte (novel), Adele Comandini
Cast  Virginia Bruce (Jane Eyre), Colin Clive (Edward Rochester), Beryl Mercer (Mrs. Fairfax), David Torrence (Mr. Brocklehurst), Aileen Pringle (Lady Blanche Ingram), Edith Fellows (Adele Rochester)
Similar movies  Related Christy Cabanne movies

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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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Synopsis

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A Victorian orphan secures a position as governess at Thornfield Hall. She falls in love with her employer.

Cast

  • 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
  • William Burress as Minister
  • 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

    Production began 17 May 1934 at General Service Studios.

    Soundtrack

  • Adele sings the "Bridal Chorus" from the opera Lohengrin, by Richard Wagner.
  • Adele sings "My Bonnie Lies over the Ocean".
  • Critical reception

    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."

    References

    Jane Eyre (1934 film) Wikipedia
    Jane Eyre (1934 film) IMDb Jane Eyre (1934 film) themoviedb.org