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The Heiress

The Heiress(1949)

Also Known As: Washington Square |

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Brief Synopsis

A plain young woman's money makes her prey to fortune hunters.

Cast & Crew

William Wyler Director
Olivia De Havilland Catherine Sloper
Montgomery Clift Morris Townsend
Ralph Richardson Dr. Austin Sloper
Miriam Hopkins Lavinia Penniman
Betty Linley Mrs. Montgomery
Ray Collins Jefferson Almond
Mona Freeman Marian Almond
Selena Royle Elizabeth Almond
Paul Lees Arthur Townsend
Harry Antrim Mr. Abeel
Russ Conway Quintus

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 6 Oct 1949; Los Angeles opening: 20 Oct 1949
Release Date:  1949 Production Date:  AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Paramount Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Paramount Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  115 or 120 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  13    

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  • The Heiress

    Jay Nunnally Allen 2019-03-03

    Should be called "The Air Ass"! Rather overrated despite its fine woman-scorned ending. Clift's post car-wreck films are better. Check out... MORE>

  • the end is also the beginning.

    a.morris 2017-12-27

    a story that has heart break..despair..isolation..anger and greed. it also has strength passed on by a hard but well meaning father and self... MORE>

  • Buttons

    Elizabeth 2017-10-06

    I am a lover of this film and Henry James's book Washington Square. The film repeats many of the same lines from the book. I did like the interaction... MORE>