JANE EYRE (1934) Virginia Bruce - Colin Clive
This is the first talking film adaptation of the often filmed Charlotte Bronte classic. Produced on a low budget by Monogram Pictures and directed by the prolific Christy Cabanne with a script by Adele Comandini.
Jane Eyre is an orphan raised by her aunt until she takes the post of governess to the ward of Edward Rochester at Thornfield Hall. Almost immediately Jane is attracted to the intellegent, tormented Rochester, who happens to be twice her age. Things become complicated when Rochester invites the wealthy Lady Blanche Ingram to stay at the Hall.