The Heiress (1949)

NR 10/06/1949 (US) DramaRomanceHistory 1h 55m

A truly great motion picture.


Dull and plain Catherine lives with her emotionally distant father, Dr. Sloper, in 1840s New York. Her days are empty — filled with little more than needlepoint. Enter handsome Morris Townsend, a dashing social climber with his eye on the spinster's heart and substantial inheritance.

  1. William Wyler


  2. Henry James


  3. Augustus Goetz


  4. Ruth Goetz


Top Billed Cast

  1. Olivia de Havilland

    Olivia de Havilland

    Catherine Sloper

  2. Montgomery Clift

    Montgomery Clift

    Morris Townsend

  3. Ralph Richardson

    Ralph Richardson

    Dr. Austin Sloper

  4. Miriam Hopkins

    Miriam Hopkins

    Lavinia Penniman

  5. Vanessa Brown

    Vanessa Brown


  6. Mona Freeman

    Mona Freeman

    Maria Almond

  7. Ray Collins

    Ray Collins

    Jefferson Almond

  8. Betty Linley

    Betty Linley

    Mme. Montgomery

  9. Selena Royle

    Selena Royle

    Elizabeth Almond

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The Heiress
The Heiress

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $2,600,000.00

Revenue $2,300,000.00


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