1939 – Wuthering Heights

★★★★☆ USA. 1h43m. Romance. Directed by William Wyler. Written by Charles MacArthur, Ben Hecht, John Huston (screenplay) and Emily Brontë (“Wuthering Heights”). Cinematography by Gregg Toland. Edited by Daniel Mandell. Music by Alfred Newman. Starring Merle Oberon, Laurence Olivier, David Niven, Flora Robson, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Hugh Williams, Donald Crisp, Leo G. Carroll, Miles Mander.

Based on the 1847 novel Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë. The film depicts only 16 of the novel’s 34 chapters, eliminating the second generation of characters.