Jane Eyre, 1983 (page 8 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 as Jane Eyre. She questions Rochester's reasoning towards Grace Poole, (as written in chapter 16), '(...) what mysterious cause withheld him from accusing her? Why had he enjoined me, too, to secrecy? It was strange (...)'  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 Timothy Dalton as Edward Rochester on horseback. 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, Carol Gillies as Grace Poole and Zelah Clarke as Jane Eyre. Grace is suspected by Jane shortly after the fire incident, and she reacts to Jane's inquiry (from chapter 16), 'She appeared to be cross-questioning me, attempting to draw from me information unawares.'  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, Carol Gillies as Grace Poole. 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 in his bedroom stamping out flickering flames, a scene inconsistent with the novel. 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, Jane Eyre rushes into Rochester's bed chamber. As detailed in chapter 15: '(...) in an instant, I was within the chamber. Tongues of flame darted round the bed: the curtains were on fire. In the midst of blaze and vapour, Mr. Rochester lay stretched motionless, in deep sleep. 'Wake! wake!' I cried.'  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, Blance Youinou as Adèle. Rochester's connection to her is mentioned in chapter 15: 'He then said that she was the daughter of a French opera-dancer, Celine Varens, towards whom he had once cherished what he called a 'grande passion.' '  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 (out of direct view, seated in chair) as Edward Rochester and Zelah Clarke as Jane Eyre. He speaks: ' 'You looked very much puzzled, Miss Eyre; and though you are not pretty any more than I am handsome, yet a puzzled air becomes you; besides, it is convenient, for it keeps those searching eyes of yours away from my physiognomy (...)' '  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 speaking to Jane. From chapter 14: ' 'Go on: what fault do you find with me, pray? I suppose I have all my limbs and all my features like any other man?' '  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 and Zelah Clarke (in foreground, back to camera) as Jane Eyre. The moment: 'You examine me, Miss Eyre,' said he: 'do you think me handsome?' ' Initial serialization airdate, autumn 1983. Screen capture. Copyright © 1983 British Broadcasting Corporation / Pebble Mill. Credit: © 1983 BBC Pebble Mill / Courtesy: Pyxurz.