Adaptations of Nineteenth-Century Novels

Hi everybody. After our discussion of adaptations, I thought you might like to see clips and discussion of some–including those we watched and some additional.

“Scrooge,” from A Muppet Christmas Carol (Dir. Brian Henson, 1992)

A discussion of Jane Eyre (2011), with director Cary Joji Fukanaga and lead actress Mia Waskikoska

The trailer for Fukanaga’s adaptation of Jane Eyre

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Dir. Rouben Mamoulian, starring Fredric March, 1931)

Angry Video Nerd’s Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Revisited (2011)

Emma (BBC production; dir. Jim O’Hanlon, starring Romola Garai, 2009)

Clueless (adaptation of Emma; dir. Amy Heckerling, starring Alicia Silverstone)

Pride and Prejudice (BBC production; dir. Simon Langton, starring Jennifer Ehle and Colin Firth)

Discussion of Sherlock (2010 – present), with lead actors Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman

 

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