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The Barretts of Wimpole Street

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 50 min.

Plot Summary
Remarkable poet Elizabeth Barrett (Norma Shearer) is slowly recovering from a crippling illness with the help of her siblings, especially her youngest sister, Henrietta (Maureen O'Sullivan), but feels stifled by the domestic tyranny of her wealthy widowed father, Edward (Charles Laughton). When she meets fellow poet Robert Browning (Fredric March) in a romantic first encounter, her heart belongs to him. However, her controlling father has no intention of allowing her out of his sight.

Cast: Norma Shearer , Fredric March , Charles Laughton , Maureen O'Sullivan , Katharine Alexander , Una O'Connor , Ian Wolfe , Marion Clayton

Director: Sidney Franklin

Genres: Romance

Distributor: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1934)

Release Date: September 8th, 1934|1 hr. 50 min.

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