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.
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
When Emily enters her brother's sickroom and doesn't completely shut its door, a hand and arm very obviously reaches out from outside the room and shuts it. See more
People will always quarrel over Branwell.
And Branwell will always like it.
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