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Wuthering Heights 

Emily Bronte's classic story of destructive passion and immortal love.
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Series cast summary:
Ian McShane ...  Heathcliff 4 episodes, 1967
Angela Scoular ...  Catherine Earnshaw / ... 4 episodes, 1967
John Garrie ...  Joseph 4 episodes, 1967
Anne Stallybrass Anne Stallybrass ...  Ellen 4 episodes, 1967
Anthony Edwards Anthony Edwards ...  Robert 4 episodes, 1967
James Haswell James Haswell ...  Manservant 4 episodes, 1967
Jeremy Longhurst Jeremy Longhurst ...  Lockwood's voice / ... 3 episodes, 1967
William Marlowe ...  Hindley 3 episodes, 1967
Angela Douglas Angela Douglas ...  Isabella Linton 3 episodes, 1967
Drewe Henley ...  Edgar Linton 3 episodes, 1967
Keith Buckley ...  Hareton 2 episodes, 1967
Paul Bartlett Paul Bartlett ...  Hareton as a child 2 episodes, 1967
Janet Bruce Janet Bruce ...  Zillah 2 episodes, 1967
Michael Wennink Michael Wennink ...  Linton 2 episodes, 1967
David Markham David Markham ...  Mr. Linton 2 episodes, 1967
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The orphan child Heathcliff is taken in by the Earnshaw family. Close to his step-sister Catherine, an obsessive passion forms between the two, but when old Earnshaw dies, Catherine's cruel brother Hindley is the new master and forces Heathcliff into servitude. One of the refined neighbors Edgar Linton calls on Catherine and, attracted by his manners and influence, she agrees to marry him. Heathcliff runs away and returns a wealthy man years later. His re-appearance disrupts the tranquil marriage between Catherine and Edgar, and from there, the story spirals into one of vengeance and tragedy, nearly poisoning the next generation with its after-effects. Written by cupcakes

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UK

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English

Release Date:

28 October 1967 (UK) See more »

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Humiseva harju See more »

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(4 episodes)

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Ian McShane sprained his wrist early in the filming, but struggled on to complete the mini-series. See more »

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Referenced in The Four-Faced Liar (2010) See more »

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A melodramatic scream fest
3 October 2010 | by ivorybigsisSee all my reviews

As one so enamored with Period Piece films, I deeply regret to say that this rendering of the classic Wuthering Heights was almost unwatchable. This is as uninspired a screenplay that was ever ill-conceived in what must have been a lapse of the Screenwriter's sanity There is not a single character that you can truly have empathy for. You want to at least like the patriarch, Mr. Earnshaw, but he too is so gruff, and uncivilized that his genuine affection for the rejected Heathcliff seems almost out of place....Gratuitously violent, pitifully acted, and unskillfully cast and directed, I don't dislike anyone enough to ask them to watch this production!


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