1 Timothy Corrigan, Film and Literature: An Introduction and Reader (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1999).
2 The Lumiéres presented a prototype of a Cinématograph projecting “Sortie d’usine” [Workers leasing factory] on 22 March, 1895.
3 Georges Méliès started shooting his films in 1896 using a Theatrograph. Some of his first films are Escamotage d’une dame chez Robert-Houdin [Conjuring a Woman at the Robert-Houdin] from 1896 or Voyage dans la lune [A Trip to the Moon] from 1902. He controlled every phase of the process of filmmaking; therefore, he is often regarded as an early auteur.
4 For example, Charles Le Bargy in L’Assssinat du duc de Guise [The Assassination of the Duke de Guise] (1908), or Sarah Bernhardt in La Dame aux Camelias [Camille] (1912).
5 Adolf Zukor’s Famous Players Film Corporation was an example of film d’art production.
6 The nickelodeon was a small storefront theatre popular for presenting continuous programs of short pictures.
7 Let us mention two artists as an example for all, Antoine Artaud and Jean Cocteau.
8 The most celebrated filmmakers of this phase were Jean Renoire and Marcel Carné.
9 Some films of Italian neorealism are Visconti's Ossessione (1943), Roberto Rossesllini’s Rome, Open City (1945); and Luchino Vittorio De Sica's The Bicycle Thief (1948).
10 Françoise Truffaut, “Une certaine tendance du cinéma français,” Cahiers du Cinema 31 (1954): 15-29.
11 The Philco Television Playhouse was aired from 1948 to 1955.
12 English title: I Have Found It.
13 Mastepiece Theatre is a drama series produced by WGHB Boston and aired on PBC since 1971. It has cooperated with the BBC production and imported “quality” television from Britain.
14 The screwball comedy is a type of comedy that developed during 1930s and 1940s. It is similar to a farce and contains a romantic plot involving a mismatch usually caused by different class origin of the main characters. The notable element is a fast-talking and repartee.
15 BBC did not begin archiving its material till 1977. That explains high number of adaptations, as production created new versions instead of airing the old ones, and small amount of information about some of the versions.
16 LDS cinema is also called Morrmon cinema or Mollywood. It features films made by Latter-day Saint filmmakers about Latter-day Saint characters.
18 Janeites are people who share their common interest in Jane Austen and manifest it by discussing her work and life, or travelling around places connected to her person.
19 Jane Austen Season is ITV season that begun on March 18, 2007 and premiered adaptations of Mansfield Park, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion. It also repeated the 1996 version of Emma.
20 Kraft Television Theatre was an hour long dramatic program that ran on Wednesday nights from 1947 to 1958.
21 Camera Three was a Sunday morning program presenting drama, concerts, ballet and other fine arts. It ran from 1956 to 1979 on CBS.
22 Rebecca Stephens Duncan, “A Critical History of Sense and Sensibility,” A Companion to Jane Austen Studies, Eds. Laura Cooner Lambdin and Robert Thomas Lambdin (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2000) 21.
23 Rebecca Stephens Duncan, “A Critical History of Sense and Sensibility,” A Companion to Jane Austen Studies, Eds. Laura Cooner Lambdin and Robert Thomas Lambdin (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2000).
24 Rebeca Stephens Duncan,“Sense and Sensibility: A Convergence of Readers/Viewers/Browsers,” A Companion to Jane Austen Studies. Eds. Laura Cooner Lambdin and Robert Thomas Lambdin (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2000) 1.
25 The Wedding Banquet is a film from 1993. Its original name is Xi yan.
26 Eat Drink Man Woman was produced in 1994 and its original name is Yin shi nan nu.
27 “A Very Quiet Man,” (supplementary material on DVD release of Sense and Sensibility) DVD, Deluxe Edition 2009, Columbia Pictures, 1995.
28 Michael E. Grost in his article on Ang Lee compares Sense and Sensibility to Brokeback Mountain in many interesting aspects. Michael E. Grost, “Ang Lee,” Classic Film and Television 15 Sept. 2009 .
29 Doran in commentaries. “Commentaries: Emma Thompson & Producer Lindsay Doran,” (supplementary material on DVD release of Sense and Sensibility) DVD, Deluxe Edition 2009, Columbia Pictures, 1995.
30 James Schamus stays the budget in commentaries on the film and adds that average budget for Hollywood movie was $54 million. “Commentaries: Director Ang Lee& Co-Producer James Schamus,” (supplementary material on DVD release of Sense and Sensibility) DVD, Deluxe Edition 2009, Columbia Pictures, 1995.
31 The MPAA’s definition of a G rating: „A G-rated motion picture contains nothing in theme, language, nudity, sex, violence or other matters that, in the view of the Rating Board, would offend parents whose younger children view the motion picture.”
32 The MPAA stays for the Motion Picture Association of America. It was founded in 1922 as a trade association of American film industry.
33 Robert Stam,“Beyond Fidelity: The Dialogics of Adaptation,” Film Adaptation, Ed. James Naremore (London: The Athlone Press, 2000) 71.
34 “Adapting Jane Austen,”(supplementary material on DVD release of Sense and Sensibility) DVD, Deluxe Edition 2009, Columbia Pictures, 1995.
35 “Primogeniture puts basically everything on the first born – the eldest son. Property passes down through that line; everyone else doesn’t count” (Mulholland).