In Victorian England, literary siblings Emily and Charlotte Bronte vie for the affection of the Reverend Arthur Nichols. Along with their sister Anne, Emily and Charlotte also try to help their tormented brother Branwell, a gifted artist whose life is being destroyed by alcohol. Written by
It tells ALL about those Brontë sisters!...They didn't dare call it love- they tried to call it Devotion
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Did You Know?
While this WB film was sitting on the shelf awaiting release, 20th Century-Fox produced a two-reel condensation of the story, Three Sisters of the Moors
(1944), intended as a promotional short to be shown in advance of their completed forthcoming feature Jane Eyre
(1943). See more
It is not explained how the very English curate Arthur Bell Nicholls speaks with an Austrian accent. See more
All our lives there has been too much left unsaid between us. Loving is the only thing that really matters, Charlotte. It's worthwhile being hurt a bit to find that out. The world has always frightened me a little, so I'm really not afraid to leave it now. Though sometimes, when I hear the wind blowing through the heather, or see the sun go down beyond Wuthering Heights, I think, perhaps, I'd like to stay just a little longer.
Dame May Whitty's name is spelled incorrectly in the opening credits. It is spelled as follows - "Dame Mae Whitty" - using the spelling the same way that Mae West spelled her name, (with an E, and not a Y). This is a terrible blunder for such a highly respected actress. See more