Northanger Abbey 1987
Northanger Abbey ★★½ 1987
Catherine is a young woman whose head is turned by her romance readings of dark secrets, sinister castles, dashing heroes, and helpless women. When the handsome Henry Tilney invites her to visit his ancestral home, Northanger Abbey, it seems all her fancies have come to life. A somewhat tepid adaptation of Jane Austen's parody of the popular Gothic romances of her day. 90m/C VHS, DVD . GB Peter Firth, Katherine Schlesinger, Googie Withers, Robert Hardy; D: Giles Foster; W: Maggie Wadey; C: Nat Crosby; M: Ilona Sekacz.