For me, one of the most fascinating things about NJ is how the Film Industry was started here before movie makers moved across the country into bigger and better locations and advancements. Currently I'm reading Palisades Park by Alan Brennert and one of the sub storylines involves the movie industry moving out of New Jersey. http://www.goodreads.com/book/avg_rating_widget/15787946 … Continue reading Friday Video: The Birth of the Film Industry in Fort Lee
Part of the celebration of New Jersey's 350th Anniversary are these short videos that tell some great stories about the people, places, and events of New Jersey. I've shared the video preview of the mini-movies and you can go here to watch the ones that Kean University currently has released. Over the next few weeks … Continue reading Friday Video: It Happened Here: New Jersey – Preview
Adrian Lukis played Mr. Wickham in the BBC 1995 version of Pride and Prejudice.The Jane Austen Centre shared the video along with this article about Adrian Lukis.I hope you all enjoy this Memorial Day weekend and remember those who have made the greatest sacrifice for our country.
Colin Firth was on Jimmy Fallon the other night and Jimmy brought up the giant Mr. Darcy statues that were sitting in lakes all over England. The statues were to commemorate something like the most memorable moment on British television history and Mr. Darcy emerging from the lake was voted the most memorable. In this … Continue reading Friday Video – Colin Firth on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
In case you were like me and missed this when it aired last week or you saw it and want to watch again, here's Nightline's report on Jane Austen Superfans.Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames.More World News from ABCIf you want to read more about Jane Austen Superfans, you should pick up
From the YouTube Description: The first offering from Distilled Spirits! Imagine the great Jane Austen and her family in dramatized slices from domestic life.Enjoy!
I know, I know, not what you expected. I was trying to find something fun and came across this short video and couldn't help but 'lol' when I saw it.
This 19th century story of English society’s landed gentry remains one of the twenty-first century’s most loved books. Welcome to WatchMojo.com and in this installment of Mojo Notes, we’ll be exploring ten things you should know about Jane Austen’s ‘Pride and Prejudice.’http://player.grabnetworks.com/v5/Player.swf?id=1935574&content=v1693b0c1a8b2953a0bf591f7471aa5a12a4d5f42
This isn't something that is Austen related but I know that several CNJ-JASNA members were interested in the Costume Institute at the Met. This video (although a bit older now) gives a brief behind-the-scenes glimpse at conservation efforts there. I thought some people might be interested in viewing it -Jen F.
A Documentary Feature Film embracing quality drama, stunning locations and interviews with many famous faces who share the passion for Jane and her work.From a letter from Fuschia Films:We are delighted to share with you the news of our upcoming film, Jane Austen- Overcoming Pride & Prejudice. We are currently in the early production stage … Continue reading Friday Video – Teaser for Jane Austen- Overcoming Pride & Prejudice