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Pride and Prejudice Movies & Media Adaptations

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The most famous film version of Pride and Prejudice is the black and white Metro-Goldwyn Meyer production released in 1940. Directed by Robert Z. Leonard, the film featured Greer Garson as Elizabeth Bennet and Laurence OlIvier as Fitzwilliam Darcy and won the Academy Award for best art direction because of its lavish sets. It is currently available as a videocassette from MGM/UA Home Entertainment.

In 1985, the British Broadcasting Company (BBC) and director Cyril Coke adapted Pride and Prejudice for television as a mini-series. It starred Elizabeth Garvie and David Rantoul as Elizabeth and Darcy and was later released on video by CBS/Fox Video.

In 1995, another BBC television adaptation of Pride and Prejudice was released, starring Jennifer Ewe as Elizabeth Bennet and Colin Firth as Fitzwilliam Darcy. In the United States it aired on Arts & Entertainment Television (A&E) and the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and...

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