Austenwatch: Pride & Prejudice (1940)
With many thanks to the ladies of the Austenwatch 2015 group on Facebook!
Beth: DAT BONNET
Lee: HOOP SKIRTS GALORE
Chrissy: Can I have some Hats with my Hats?
Beth: hahaha why is there not a ladies carriage race in every version?!?
Chrissy: right?!?! I would fall out at that speed.
Beth: yesss quadrilles
Lee: Pornstache alert
Beth: he just bowed right over her cleavage…which is in line with Wickham, actually.
Chrissy: New Drinking game! Drink every time he bows into her cleavage!
Beth: Caroline brought the disco
Sarah: Gimmie that sparkly cape!
Beth: Oh man so much hot cravat action
Sarah: Ginger Bingley 4ever
Beth: Too bad Charlotte Lucas is SUCH A HAG
Lee: Silly girl, no turtle soup until he puts a ring on it!
Chrissy: Why are their parents always trying to kill them?
Beth: Thank god Jane remembered her enormous bonnet
Sarah: SICK BONNETS FOR EVERYONE
Beth: Do you mind I’m trying to read
Lee: *flips page furiously*
Lee: WANT THAT SWINGSET
Lee: Lizzy you sassy lady, you know just how to handle those arrows
Beth: He’s going to give her the bullseye if you know what I mean
Lee: Mary, give the other girls a chance to caterwaul
Lee: I think Puddingface totally wants to dance with you
Beth: Lizzy’s exuberance for Bows is impressive
Lee: “oh pish posh we can definitely fit another bow on this”
Sarah: I thought this was good news so I opened it…
Beth: I can’t believe that HAG Charlotte Lucas got a husband!
Beth: Is there an anecdote about closets in this version?
Lee: seriously this is SO MANY LAYERS OF DRESS
Beth: discourages relations
Beth: Why the long face? (I’m sorry)
Lee: Because Puddingface
Beth: Oh come on I need Colonel Fitzwilliam to be a hottie
Beth: The smaller the hairbow the more homely the lady
Lee: Are the hats getting bigger?
Beth: Oh the polka dots own my heart
Beth: The Hustler Regency…Caroline that felt is coming out of your pin money
Lee: OMG THE HAT IS ALIVE
Chrissy: Everything got bigger!
Beth: The Hat That Ate Meryton
Beth: I need a bronze deer for my yard
Lee: make sure you put it down right in the forefront of every pic
Beth: Yeah if I’m paying for it I’m getting my money’s worth
Lee: She hit the note! That’s all folks!