Saturday, July 9, 2011

Northanger Abbey (1986)

Northanger Abbey (BBC, 1986)
A fairly complete script but a rather melodramatic adaptation.

Summary: Catherine Morland is a young women who enjoys reading Gothic Novels. She is invited to Bath by a family friend, Mrs. Allen, and there she meets Henry Tilney and his sister Eleanor. Upon returning to her home with her family Eleanor invites Catherine to come along as her guest and companion. There Catherine's imagination continues to flourish and she beings to suspect a dark secret at Northanger Abbey.

Script: Maggie Wadey
Directed by: Giles Foster
Produced by: Louis Marks
Length: Approximately 88 minutes
Release Date: 15 February 1987
Hair & Make Up Designers: Joan Stribling
Costume Designer: Nicholas Rocker
Soundtrack Composer: Ilona Sekacz

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Katharine Schlesinger as Catherine Morland

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Peter Firth as Henry Tilney

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Robert Hardy as General Tilney

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Googie Withers as Mrs. Allen

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Geoffrey Chater as Mr. Allen

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Cassie Stuart as Isabella Thorpe

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Jonathan Coy as John Thorpe

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Ingrid Lacey as Eleanor Tilney

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Greg Hicks as Frederick Tilney

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Philip Bird as James Morland

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Elvi Hale as Mrs. Thorpe

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Helen Fraser as Mrs. Morland

David Rolfe as Mr. Morland

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Elaine Ives-Cameron as Marchioness

Angela Curran as Alice (Miss Tilney's Maid) 

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YouTube: NORTHANGER ABBEY - BBC (1986) Catherine Meets Mr Tilney

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