Jane Eyre trailer

Jane Eyre, a novel by English writer Charlotte Brontë, was published in 1847, and has several times been adapted for the screen. It traces the tumultuous life of heroine Jane Eyre from childhood to adulthood, telling the story of her loveless childhood and her enduring love for the Byronic hero, Mr. Rochester, master of Thornfield Hall.

Here is the trailer for Jane Eyre (1944) starring Orson Welles, Joan Fontaine, and Margaret O’Brien (This is the classic version.)

A look at the 11-part 1983 BBC miniseries:

A one-hour radio adaptation of Jane Eyre by the NBC University Theatre, starring Deborah Carr (1949).

Other Introduction to Literature (E1) videos

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