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The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1957)

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Elizabeth Barrett's tyrannical father has forbidden any of his family to marry. Nevertheless, Elizabeth falls in love with the poet Robert Browning.

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Elizabeth Barrett's tyrannical father has forbidden any of his family to marry. Nevertheless, Elizabeth falls in love with the poet Robert Browning.

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Dear Elizabeth - I shall love you to the end - and beyond. Robert See more »


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16 January 1957 (USA)  »

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A Wimpole Street-i Barrettek  »

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M-G-M originally considered Grace Kelly for the lead role but she was eventually replaced by Jennifer Jones. See more »

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Version of The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1982) See more »

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Wilt Thou Have My Hand
Music by Herbert Stothart
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One Lucky Cocker Spaniel
18 November 1998 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

Being owned by two English cocker spaniels my comments are a bit biased.

This film is intriguing, not just for the overall story but the way Flush, Elizabeth's cocker, was so much integral part of it. Given the 120 line poem that she wrote about Flush it was pleasing to see that Flush was very much a part of the movie.

Sir John Gielgud was a superb actor cast in the role of Elizabeth's tyrannical father. Jennifer Jones performance above par. And of course there was Flush. One very lucky cocker spaniel.


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