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Happy July Birthdays to Some of Our Favorite “Austen” Actors

These fabulous actors brought us hours of pleasure with their performances…         July 1 – Trevor Eve, who portrayed Sir Selwyn Hardcastle in Death Comes to Pemberley   July 6 – Geraldine James, who was the voice … Continue reading

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Happy January Birthdays to Some of Our Favorite “Austen” Actors

January brings us a “New Year” and another batch of Austen-inspired actors celebrating birthdays.              January 1 – Doran Godwin, who portrayed Emma Woodhouse in Emma 1992 January 1 – Polly Maberly, who portrayed Kitty … Continue reading

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Happy December Birthday to Some of Our Favorite “Austen” Actors

We wish to wish a very HAPPY BIRTHDAY to these actors who brought some of our favorite Austen characters to life.        December 1 – Jeremy Northam, who portrayed Mr. Knightley in the 1996 film version of Emma … Continue reading

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The Film Adaptation of Jane Austen’s “Persuasion” (1995) ~ Part I

Director: Roger Michell; Screenplay: Nick Dear Although I have seen the other version of Austen’s “Persuasion,” this one is my favorite. It certainly is not the pretty heritage film common to the genre. The scenes are grittier and more life … Continue reading

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Jane Austen Film Adaptations

Recently, I blogged on AustenAuthors.com about the latest film version of a Jane Austen novel to be released. Realizing that many of my readers are unfamiliar with how the media has seen fit to adapt Jane Austen’s many novels, below … Continue reading

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