We may be prejudiced, but MGM can be proud. A remarkable example of Hollywood's not choking on the prestige adorning the filming of a classic, PRIDE AND PREJUDICE is an unusually successful adaptation of Jane Austen's most famous novel. Although the satire is slightly reduced and
coarsened and the period advanced in order to use more flamboyant costumes, the spirit is entirely in keeping with Austen's sharp, witty portrait of rural 19th century social mores. The film tells the familiar story of Mr. and Mrs. Bennet (Gwenn and Boland) and their five marriageable daughters.
Jane (O'Sullivan) falls for the wealthy Mr. Bingley (Bruce Lester), but, unsure of her love and...