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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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  • The Heiress

    Dawn Jackson 2014-04-13

    This movie has me captivated. I recorded it months ago and have watched it every single night since then..I see something new in it every time I watch it.... MORE>

  • When Hollywood knew how to tell a good story.....

    Robert 2014-02-09

    A fascinating movie from "Hollywood's Golden Age" when they still knew how to tell a good story that could successfully sweep you away away... MORE>

  • Absolute perfection

    Mayi 2014-02-09

    The Heiress is a film that I did not expect to be so moved by. Certainly one could go on and on about the marvelous acting. I had known Olivia had won the... MORE>