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Wuthering Heights

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 43 min.

Plot Summary
In this adaptation of the classic Emily Bronte novel set in 19th-century England, wealthy young Cathy Earnshaw (Merle Oberon) shares a loving bond with Heathcliff (Laurence Olivier), a poor childhood friend who now works in her stables. Unfortunately, things become complicated when the affluent Edgar Linton (David Niven) decides to pursue Cathy, and Heathcliff leaves out of resentment. Though Heathcliff returns with a self-made fortune, he realizes he may have lost Cathy in his absence.

Cast: Merle Oberon , Laurence Olivier , David Niven , Flora Robson , Donald Crisp , Geraldine Fitzgerald , Leo G. Carroll , Cecil Kellaway

Director: William Wyler

Genres: Romance

Distributor: United Artists

Wuthering Heights (1939)

Release Date: April 13th, 1939|1 hr. 43 min.

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