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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

    Roberta 2019-07-26

    Loved the book and love the movie. The four leads and the entire cast are wonderful. One feels both sympathy and annoyance at Sir Ralph at the same time... MORE>

  • Good movie

    Kimberly Rostchild 2019-07-25

    I always love seeing this movie. Olivia De Havilland her performance in this picture was amazing. Her facial expressions felt so believable. I always enjoy... MORE>

  • 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>