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The Barretts of Wimpole Street

Author: Sidney A FranklinNorma ShearerFredric MarchCharles LaughtonMaureen O'SullivanAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, CA : MGM/UA Home Video, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A dramatic portrayal of the romance of poets, Elizabeth Barrett (Norma Shearer) and Robert Browning (Fredric March). The invalid poetess who regains her health after falling in love with the famous poet elopes with the poet against the wishes of her tyrannical father (Charles Laughton), who exhibits an incestuous attachment for Elizabeth, as well as an over domineering control of all the Barrett siblings in their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: Elizabeth Barrett Browning; Robert Browning; Elizabeth Barrett Browning; Robert Browning
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sidney A Franklin; Norma Shearer; Fredric March; Charles Laughton; Maureen O'Sullivan; Katharine Alexander; Ralph Forbes; Leo G Carroll; Una O'Connor; Turner Entertainment Co.; MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0792811526 9780792811527
OCLC Number: 25545438
Notes: Hi-fi.
Videocassette release of the 1934 motion picture.
Not rated.
From the play by Rudolf Besier.
Credits: Photographed by William Daniels ; film editor, Margaret Booth ; music, Herbert Stothart.
Cast: Norma Shearer (Elizabeth Barrett), Fredric March (Robert Browning), Charles Laughton (Edward Moulton-Barrett), Maureen O'Sullivan (Henrietta Barrett), Katharine Alexander (Arabel Barrett), Ralph Forbes (Captain Surtees Cook), Marion Clayton (Bella Hedley), Ian Wolfe (Harry Bevan), Ferdinand Munier (Dr. Chambers), Una O'Connor (Wilson, the maid), Leo Carroll (Dr. Ford-Waterlow), Neville Clark (Charles Barrett), Robert Carleton (Alfred Barrett).
Description: 1 videocassette (110 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: Turner Entertainment Co. ; directed by Sidney Franklin.

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A dramatic portrayal of the romance of poets, Elizabeth Barrett (Norma Shearer) and Robert Browning (Fredric March). The invalid poetess who regains her health after falling in love with the famous poet elopes with the poet against the wishes of her tyrannical father (Charles Laughton), who exhibits an incestuous attachment for Elizabeth, as well as an over domineering control of all the Barrett siblings in their personal adult relationships. The story is set in London, England, starting in the year, 1845.

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