Wuthering Heights (1939)

Wuthering Heights (1939)

1h 44min. // A servant in the house of Wuthering Heights tells a traveler the unfortunate tale of lovers Cathy and Heathcliff.

 

Directed by: William Wyler

Writing Credits: Charles MacArthur (screenplay), Ben Hecht (screenplay), Emily Brontë (novel) 

Starring: Merle Oberon (as Cathy), Laurence Olivier (as Heathcliff) and David Niven (as Edgar)

 

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Awards:

WON. Faro Island Film Festival 1939. Best Actor. Laurence Olivier.

WON. National Board of Review, USA 1939. Best Acting. Geraldine Fitzgerald.

WON. National Board of Review, USA 1939. Best Acting. Laurence Olivier.

WON. National Board of Review, USA 1939. Top Ten Films.

WON. New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1939. Best Film.

WON. Photoplay Awards 1939. Best Performances of the Month (June). Merle Oberon, Laurence Olivier.

WON. Academy Awards, USA 1940. Best Cinematography, Black-and-White. Gregg Toland.

WON. National Film Preservation Board, USA 2007.

NOMINATED. Faro Island Film Festival 1939. Best Film. William Wyler.

NOMINATED. Academy Awards, USA 1940. Best Picture. William Wyler.

NOMINATED. Academy Awards, USA 1940. Best Actor in a Leading Role. Laurence Olivier.

NOMINATED. Academy Awards, USA 1940. Best Actress in a Supporting Role. Geraldine Fitzgerald.

NOMINATED. Academy Awards, USA 1940. Best Director. William Wyler.

NOMINATED. Academy Awards, USA 1940. Best Writing, Screenplay. Charles MacArthur, Ben Hecht.

NOMINATED. Academy Awards, USA 1940. Best Art Direction. James Basevi.

NOMINATED. Academy Awards, USA 1940. Best Music, Original Score. Alfred Newman.

 

Photo Gallery:

David Niven, Laurence Olivier, and Merle Oberon in Wuthering Heights (1939)

Laurence Olivier and Geraldine Fitzgerald in Wuthering Heights (1939)

 

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