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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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  • Missing Robert Osborne

    Maria Ramos 2017-06-20

    Robert Osborne once said that his favorite movie line is "Bolt the door Maria, bolt the door". I wonder why he said that. No matter, it is my... MORE>

  • The Heiress - Extended Ending

    FiOS-Dave 2017-02-23

    I've looked through seven pages of reviews, yet no one has commented on possible extension.Is it possible that she is so crestfallen and in despair,... MORE>

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    kevin sellers 2017-02-17

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