My only exposure to Jane Eyre has been the Hollywood version with Orson Welles and Joan Fontaine (which is coming on DVD this Spring). I don't think I have the patience to break out of my non-fiction reading world to take on the book. However, I did enjoy the film - the dark atmosphere in particular.
Today's download is a radio presentation from June 14, 1948 from the Lux Radio Theater, starring Ingrid Bergman as Jane and Robert Montgomery as Edward Rochester. It certainly has a dark feel about it and is an interesting listen, but it's not as grabbing as the film.
MP3 - 9.6 MB
The introduction and end have been cut off from this show, so it will take you directly into the story.
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