Wuthering Heights

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Wuthering Heights

In this adaptation of Emily Brontë’s beloved Gothic novel set in 19th-century England, wealthy young Cathy Earnshaw (Merle Oberon) shares a loving bond with Heathcliff (Laurence Olivier), a poor childhood friend who now works in her stables. Unfortunately, things become complicated when the affluent Edgar Linton (David Niven) decides to pursue Cathy, and Heathcliff leaves out of resentment. Though Heathcliff later returns with a self-made fortune, he realizes he may have lost Cathy in his absence.

Tickets: $11 (members), $16 (nonmembers), $13 (senior nonmember)

"William Wyler has directed it magnificently, surcharging even his lighter scenes with an atmosphere of suspense and foreboding."
Frank S. Nugent, The New York Times
"Strong on performances - especially Olivier, seen here at the peak of his romantic lead period."
Time Out

This film is part of the Senior Afternoon Cinema series.

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