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The Heiress

The Heiress(1949)

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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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  • Catherine Sloper was liberated

    Elise 2016-10-09

    I agree with Ddm completely.It does seem that men reviewing this film tend to find Catherine's treatment of Morris cruel.Men will never condemn a man... MORE>

  • response to previous reviewer

    kevin sellers 2016-09-13

    Dream on, DdM! Hard to see how Olivia will lead a better life than her cold ass dad since, by film's end, she has taken over his personality. But... MORE>

  • Try actually watching the whole movie!

    DdM 2016-09-09

    To Redrain, it would help if you had actually watched the entire movie. The scene you describe in your review is NOT the last scene of the movie. It is in... MORE>