The Barretts of Wimpole Street  [DVD]Jennifer Jones (actor)
Sir John Gielgud (actor)
Virginia McKenna (actor)
Bill Travers (actor)
Format: all region dvd
Runtime: 101 min
Quality: Excellent (TCM logo)
Drama set in 19th-century England, chronicling the troubled love affair between poets Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning. John Gielgud, Jennifer Jones, Bill Travers and
Virginia McKenna star in the supporting cast.
This recounts the story of the love affair between the invalid poetess Elizabeth Barrett (Jennifer Jones) and Robert Browning (Bill Travers), with
whom she elopes to escape the rigid and frightening control of her father (John Gielgud).
Sidney Franklin, who directed the Oscar-nominated 1934 Hollywood version with Norma Shearer, also
directed this British remake.