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Monthly Archive for September, 2014

Persuasion 1971

I bought this adaptation at the same time as this¬†Sense and Sensibility.¬†Once you get past the 1970s fashion (and hairstyles) it is a great adaptation. It follows the plot of the novel closely – although some bits are left out (like little Charles’s accident and Anne missing the dinner party). There is a lot of […]

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I didn’t know about the existence of this adaptation until someone mentioned it in passing at one of our meetings. Of course I decided I must see it. This is very much ‘old school’ BBC adaptation – filmed on a sound stage with theater actors who feel that they have to act to the back […]

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