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Pride and Prejudice is a 1940 American film directed by Robert Z. Leonard, starring Greer Garson and Laurence Olivier. It is based on the novel Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen.


PlotEdit

In the early 19th century in the English village of Meryton, the arrival of wealthy bachelors, most notably Mr. Darcy (Laurence Olivier), stirs up the families with single daughters. Among those is the Bennet family, with five eligible daughters, including the spirited Elizabeth (Greer Garson) and her pretty older sister, Jane (Maureen O'Sullivan). As Mrs. Bennet (Mary Boland) aggressively tries to pair off her girls, Elizabeth crosses swords with the imperious Darcy.

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