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The Heiress

The Heiress(1949)

Remind Me

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  • To help Olivia de Havilland achieve the physically and emotionally weary and worn effect that he wanted, director William Wyler packed books into the suitcases that the actress lugged up the staircase in the scene where her character realizes that she has been jilted by her lover.
  • This film was selected to the National Film Registry, Library of Congress, in 1996.
  • Montgomery Clift learned to play the piano for the scene where he sings, "The Joys of Love" to Olivia de Havilland.

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