At Collinwood in 1897, governess Rachel Drummond is playing out her own version of Jane Eyre. There’s a madwoman shut up in the tower room, and when Rachel ventures up the stairs to unlock the door, she’s attacked by the black-dressed, tangled-haired woman imprisoned inside. Rachel is soon locked in herself, and the prisoner escapes to roam the house.
Our Bertha Mason stand-in is named Jenny. Now that I get a better look at her face, I can see that she’s played by Marie Wallace, who previously played Adam’s lab-made girlfriend Eve.
As Jenny wanders the darkened hallways of Collinwood, she spies …read more