The Barretts of Wimpole Street
The Barretts of Wimpole Street ★★★ Forbidden Alliance 1934
The moving, almost disturbing, account of poetess Elizabeth Barrett, an invalid confined to her bed, with only her poetry and her dog to keep her company. She is wooed by poet Robert Browning, in whose arms she finds true happiness and a miraculous recovery. Multifaceted drama expertly played by all. 110m/B VHS . Fredric March, Norma Shearer, Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Sullivan, Katherine Alexander, Una O'Connor, Ian Wolfe; D: Sidney Franklin; C: William H. Daniels.