The Barretts of Wimpole Street

The Barretts of Wimpole Street

DVD - 2014
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A dramatic portrayal of the romance of poets, Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning. 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, 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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garycornell
May 12, 2014

Norman Shearer, Fredric March and Charles Laughton are all great in this love story of a daughter trying to marry against her fathers wishes. Charles Laughton is especially good as the father who wants to hold onto all his children. Watch three of the screens best actors and actress at work. This is a beautiful film!

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petercorell
Apr 28, 2014

Norma Shearer, Fredric March and especially Charles Laughton make "The Barretts of Wimlpole Street" a screen masterpiece. Take this one home.

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