Wuthering Heights – Screening and Exhibition

Projects / Jan 5, 2014

Sunday – 5th January, 2014
BFI, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 8XT


A Hidden Heritage – Indo-British Collaboration in Cinema in UK (1930-1951)

SACF is working on a film heritage project titled: A Hidden Heritage: Indo-British Collaboration in Cinema in UK (1930 –1951). Among the findings of the project are two actors of Indian origin who rose to international stardom – Merle Oberon and Sabu – on whom we are focusing through the events given below.

MERLE OBERON (1911-1979)

Migrated from Calcutta in India to London in 1928, established herself as a mainstream actress in English films made in UK and Hollywood and starred opposite stalwarts such as: Laurence Olivier, Douglas Fairbanks, Fredric March, Marlon Brando and others.

  • FREE Exhibition on Merle Oberon in BFI’s Blue Room (4.00 – 6.00 pm)
  • Screening of Wuthering Heights starring Merle Oberon at 6.20 pm in NFT2

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