Wuthering Heights (1939) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by William Wyler and produced by Samuel Goldwyn.
The film was based on the novel of the same name written by Emily Brontė published in 1847.
Wuthering Heights was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2007.
Academy Awards 1939 --- Ceremony Number 12 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Actor||Laurence Olivier||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Actress||Geraldine Fitzgerald||Nominated|
|Best Art Direction||James Basevi||Nominated|
|Best Director||William Wyler||Nominated|
|Best Picture||Samuel Goldwyn Productions||Nominated|
|Best Writing||Charles MacArthur, Ben Hecht||Nominated|
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Isabella: If Cathy died... I might begin to live.
Lockwood: Oh Mr. Heathcliff! Mr. Heathcliff! There?s someone out there in the storm! It?s a woman! I heard her calling! She said her name. Cathy! Cathy! That was it! Cathy? Oh, I must have been dreaming! Forgive me Mr. Heathcliff!
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Montreal, Quebec, Canada-April 6, 1939: "Wuthering Heights" may be shown in Quebec Province if certain excisions are made, Arthur Laramee, censor chairman said yesterday. He denied that the film had been formally banned.
In a departure from the novel, there is an afterlife scene in which we see Heathcliff and Cathy walking hand in hand, visiting their favorite place, Penistone Crag. Wyler hated the scene and didn't want to do it but Samuel Goldwyn vetoed him on that score. Goldwyn subsequently claimed, "I made "Wuthering Heights", Wyler only directed it."
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