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The Heiress (1949)

Romance/Drama

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Description

Academy Award winner Olivia De Havilland and Montgomery Clift light up the screen in this spellbinding, landmark drama. De Havilland is Catherine Sloper, an aristocratic young woman living under the scrutiny of her malevolent father. When a handsome but penniless suitor proposes, her father believes he could only be after her vast estate and threatens disinheritance. Can she be rich in both love and money? Based on the stage version of Henry James' renowned novel Washington Square, this "four star" (Leonard Maltin) winner of four Academy Awards features an all-new digitally remastered picture. A masterpiece of love, deception and betrayal, The Heiress remains a shining example of a true cinematic achievement!

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Company

Paramount Pictures
Cast
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Montgomery Clift

Morris Townsend
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Ralph Richardson

Dr. Austin Sloper
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Miriam Hopkins

Lavinia Penniman
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Vanessa Brown

Mariah
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Betty Linley

Mrs. Montgomery
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Ray Collins

Jefferson Almond
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Mona Freeman

Marian Almond
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Selena Royle

Elizabeth Almond
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Paul Lees

Arthur Townsend
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Harry Antrim

Mr. Abeel
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Russ Conway

Quintus
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David Thursby

Geier
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Nan Boardman

French Maid (uncredited)
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Jack Chefe

French Waiter (uncredited)
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Marcel De la Brosse

French Porter (uncredited)
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Ray De Ravenne

French Waiter (uncredited)
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Lester Dorr

Groom (uncredited)
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Arthur Dulac

French Bellboy (uncredited)
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Franklyn Farnum

Dr. Isaacs (uncredited)
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Sam Harris

Party Guest (uncredited)
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Donald Kerr

Fish Peddler (uncredited)
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Louise Lorimer

Dr. Sloper's Secretary (uncredited)
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Sherri Morse

Little Girl (uncredited)
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Una Mortished

Chambermaid (uncredited)
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Harry Pipe

Mr. Gebhardt (uncredited)
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Albert Pollet

French Porter (uncredited)
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Loulette Sablon

French Maid (uncredited)
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Ralph Sanford

Captain of the Castle Queen (uncredited)
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Douglas Spencer

Minister (uncredited)
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Bobby Taylor

Little Boy (uncredited)
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Dorothy Vernon

Delivery Woman (uncredited)
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Olivia de Havilland

Catherine Sloper
Crew
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Aaron Copland

Music
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Leo Tover

Cinematograpy
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Ruth Goetz

Writer
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Augustus Goetz

Writer
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Henry James

Writer
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William Wyler

Director
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

The Heiress

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

5/7/2019

$21.82 -$18.13 (45%)

Disc Title Front Cover

The Heiress

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

5/7/2019

Disc Title Front Cover

The Heiress

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

2/6/2007

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