Jane Eyre

Director: Robert Stevenson
(1943, 97 minutes)

This classic American film adaptation of Charlotte Brontë’s 1847 novel of the same name stars Orson Welles as Mr. Rochester and Joan Fontaine as Jane Eyre. After a harsh childhood, orphan Jane Eyre is hired by Edward Rochester, the brooding lord of a mysterious manor house to care for his young ward. Original music by Bernard Hermann and cinematography by George Barnes.

The exhibition Charlotte Brontë: An Independent Will will be open for program attendees before the screening.

Friday, September 16, 7 pm
Exhibition-related films are free with museum admission. Advance reservations for members only. Tickets are available at the Admission Desk on the day of the screening.

Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail tickets@themorgan.org for information.