|The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1934)
Run time: Passed 109 min
Genres: Biography | Drama | Romance
Director: Sidney Franklin
Writers: Rudolph Besier, Ernest Vajda
Stars: Norma Shearer, Fredric March, Charles Laughton
The first and best of two films depicting the real-life romance of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett in defiance of the opposition of Elizabeth’s tyrannical father. Franklin remade the film, in colour and almost shot for shot, and much less successfully in 1957.
Release Date: 21 September 1934 (USA)