Soames and Irene Forsyte have a marriage of convenience. Young Jolyon Forsyte is a black sheep who ran away with the maid after his wife's death. Teenager June Forsyte has found love with an artist, Phillip Bosinny. The interactions between the Forsytes and the people and society around them is the truss for this love story set in the rigid and strict times of the Victorian age. Written by
To men she could be ice . . . or fire . . . or everything!
3 November 1949 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Cumbres de soberbia
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(Western Electric Sound System)
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on November 5, 1951 with Greer Garson
and Walter Pidgeon
reprising their film roles. See more
In an era of corset-wearing ladies there is a scene where Irene confronts Soames in his office about going on vacation. Garson is dressed in a Victorian nightgown and robe but in various scenes of her seated her bra straps are visible. See more
Old Jolyon Forsyte
I arranged a respectable marriage for the boy.
Uncle Jolyon, do you think marriage without love can be respectable.
Referenced in Forecast
The Lancer's Quadrilles: La Dorset
Composed by Spagnoletti
[the first dance at June's ball] See more