In memory of Joan Fontaine who passed today at 96
JANE EYRE 1943 Directed by Robert Stevenson and Adapted from the Charlotte Brontë novel by John Houseman, Aldous Huxley and Stevenson.
Starring the lovely Joan Fontaine as the empathetic Jane, Orson Welles as the brooding Edward Rochester, the great unsung character actor Henry Daniell, and 2 very young and wonderful actresses the uncredited immortal Elizabeth Taylor as Helen Burns and the pixie Margaret O’Brien as Adele. Also appearances by Agnes Moorehead and Hillary Brooke. And Peggy Ann Garner as young Jane.
Jo Gabriel’sPoison In The Well appears on my album Fools and Orphans.