As they walked across the hall towards the river, Elizabeth turned back to look again; her uncle and aunt stopped also, and while the former was conjecturing as to the date of the building, the owner of it himself suddenly came forward from the road, which led behind it to the stables.
They were within twenty yards of each other, and so abrupt was his appearance, that it was impossible to avoid his sight. Their eyes instantly met, and the cheeks of both were overspread with the deepest blush. He absolutely started, and for a moment seemed immovable from surprise; but shortly recovering himself, advanced towards the party, and spoke to Elizabeth, if not in terms of perfect composure, at least of perfect civility.
Fun Fact: Pemberley doesn’t happen in the 1940s version. After returning home from the Collins’, the family hears about Lydia running away with Wickham. Darcy shows up at the house unannounced to ask Elizabeth what he can do to help. We never meet Georgiana even though they mention her. The 1940 version is… interesting… Yeah, that’s the word I’ll use.