Jane Eyre, 1983 (page 14 of 18)

The BBC production of "Jane Eyre" directed by Julian Amyes, based on the novel by Charlotte Brontë. Seen here from left, Zelah Clarke (back to camera) as Jane Eyre facing Hannah (played by Anne Dyson). Jane begs to enter. From the book, this exchange: ' 'Move off.'  'But I must die if I am turned away.'  'Not you. I'm fear'd you have some ill plans agate, that bring you about folk's houses at this time o' night.' '  Initial serialization airdate, autumn 1983. Screen capture. Copyright © 1983 British Broadcasting Corporation / Pebble Mill. Credit: © 1983 BBC Pebble Mill / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The BBC production of "Jane Eyre" directed by Julian Amyes, based on the novel by Charlotte Brontë. Seen here, Zelah Clarke as Jane Eyre, having begged from a farm girl some porridge intended for the pigs. The scene, as written in chapter 28, ' 'Well lass,' replied a voice within, 'give it her if she's a beggar. T' pig doesn't want it.' The girl emptied the stiffened mould into my hand, and I devoured it ravenously.'  Initial serialization airdate, autumn 1983. Screen capture. Copyright © 1983 British Broadcasting Corporation / Pebble Mill. Credit: © 1983 BBC Pebble Mill / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The BBC production of "Jane Eyre" directed by Julian Amyes, based on the novel by Charlotte Brontë. Seen here, Zelah Clarke (back to camera) as Jane Eyre looking on as pigs eat at a trough. Initial serialization airdate, autumn 1983. Screen capture. Copyright © 1983 British Broadcasting Corporation / Pebble Mill. Credit: © 1983 BBC Pebble Mill / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The BBC production of "Jane Eyre" directed by Julian Amyes, based on the novel by Charlotte Brontë. Seen here from left, Zelah Clarke as Jane Eyre and Nancy Mitchell as Mrs. Drake (a pastry shop worker, though unnamed in the novel). Jane, from the book, 'Almost desperate, I asked for half a cake; she again refused. (...) Reader, it is not pleasant to dwell on these details.'  Initial serialization airdate, autumn 1983. Screen capture. Copyright © 1983 British Broadcasting Corporation / Pebble Mill. Credit: © 1983 BBC Pebble Mill / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The BBC production of "Jane Eyre" directed by Julian Amyes, based on the novel by Charlotte Brontë. Seen here, Zelah Clarke as Jane Eyre, penniless and hungry. She thinks, as per the novel, 'I coveted a cake of bread. With that refreshment I could perhaps regain a degree of energy: without it, it would be difficult to proceed.'  Initial serialization airdate, autumn 1983. Screen capture. Copyright © 1983 British Broadcasting Corporation / Pebble Mill. Credit: © 1983 BBC Pebble Mill / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The BBC production of "Jane Eyre" directed by Julian Amyes, based on the novel by Charlotte Brontë. Seen here, Zelah Clarke as Jane Eyre wandering on the heath and moor. She asks herself, (as from chapter 28) 'What was I to do? Where to go? Oh, intolerable questions, when I could do nothing and go nowhere!'  Initial serialization airdate, autumn 1983. Screen capture. Copyright © 1983 British Broadcasting Corporation / Pebble Mill. Credit: © 1983 BBC Pebble Mill / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The BBC production of "Jane Eyre" directed by Julian Amyes, based on the novel by Charlotte Brontë. Seen here, Zelah Clarke as Jane Eyre upon being deposited in the middle of nowhere. From chapter 28, 'Whitcross is no town, nor even a hamlet; it is but a stone pillar set up where four roads meet: whitewashed, I suppose, to be more obvious at a distance and in darkness.'  Initial serialization airdate, autumn 1983. Screen capture. Copyright © 1983 British Broadcasting Corporation / Pebble Mill. Credit: © 1983 BBC Pebble Mill / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The BBC production of "Jane Eyre" directed by Julian Amyes, based on the novel by Charlotte Brontë. Seen here, Timothy Dalton as Edward Rochester. He tells Jane about first meeting Bertha (chapter 27), ' 'I was dazzled, stimulated: my senses were excited; and being ignorant, raw, and inexperienced, I thought I loved her.' '  Initial serialization airdate, autumn 1983. Screen capture. Copyright © 1983 British Broadcasting Corporation / Pebble Mill. Credit: © 1983 BBC Pebble Mill / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The BBC production of "Jane Eyre" directed by Julian Amyes, based on the novel by Charlotte Brontë. Seen here from left, Zelah Clarke as Jane Eyre and Timothy Dalton as Edward Rochester. After the truth about Rochester and Bertha is revealed, he says, ' 'Well, Jane! not a word of reproach? Nothing bitter -- nothing poignant?' '  Initial serialization airdate, autumn 1983. Screen capture. Copyright © 1983 British Broadcasting Corporation / Pebble Mill. Credit: © 1983 BBC Pebble Mill / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The BBC production of "Jane Eyre" directed by Julian Amyes, based on the novel by Charlotte Brontë. Seen here from left, Timothy Dalton as Edward Rochester, Damien Thomas (in background) as Richard Mason and Zelah Clarke as Jane Eyre, wearing her wedding dress. Rochester says of Jane, from chapter 26: ' '(...) this young girl, who stands so grave and quiet at the mouth of hell, looking collectedly at the gambols of a demon.' ' Initial serialization airdate, autumn 1983. Screen capture. Copyright © 1983 British Broadcasting Corporation / Pebble Mill. Credit: © 1983 BBC Pebble Mill / Courtesy: Pyxurz.