The Barretts of Wimpole Street / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; directed by Sidney Franklin ; producer, Irving Thalberg ; screen play by Ernest Vajda, Claudine West, and Donald Ogden Stewart

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Subjects: Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861--Drama
Browning, Robert, 1812-1889--Drama
Feature films
Biographical films
Romance films
Film adaptations
Fathers and daughters--Drama
Parental overprotection--Drama
Interpersonal relations in children--Drama
Formats: Video Recording, Laserdisc
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: United States : MGM/UA Home Video : Turner Entertainment, [1993]
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (laser) (ca. 105 min.) : sd., b&w ; 12 in
Added Titles: Besier, Rudolf, 1878-1942 Barretts of Wimpole Street
Additional Authors: Direction : Franklin, Sidney A., 1893-1972
Production : Thalberg, Irving G., 1899-1936
Writing : Vajda, Ernest, 1887-1954
Writing : West, Claudine, d. 1943
Writing : Stewart, Donald Ogden, 1894-1980
Music : Stothart, Herbert, 1885-1949
Cast : Shearer, Norma, 1900-1983
Cast : March, Fredric, 1897-1975
Cast : Laughton, Charles, 1899-1962
Cast : O'Sullivan, Maureen, 1911-1998
Cast : Alexander, Katharine, 1898-1981
Cast : Forbes, Ralph, 1905-1951
Cast : Carroll, Leo G., 1886-1972
Cast : O'Connor, Una, 1880-1959
MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)
Turner Entertainment Co
Notes: LCCN: 86707820
ISBN: 0792817028
ISBN: 9780792817024
UPC: 027616269065
Videorecording number: ML102690MGM/UA Home Video
LaserDisc [CLV]
Credits: Musical score by Herbert Stothart ; art director, Cedric Gibbons ; photographed by William Daniels ; film editor, Margaret Booth
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)
Summary: 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
Originally released as a motion picture in 1934
From the play by Rudolf Besier
In memory of Frances S. Stafford
Donation Info: Honoree : Stafford, Frances S
OCLC Number: 15082774
ISBN/ISSN: 0792817028