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The heiress / a Paramount Picture ; written for the screen by Ruth and Augustus Goetz ; produced and directed by William Wyler.

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  • 2 of 3 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Barry Lawrence Regional Library System.

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Barry Lawrence - Cassville Library DVD (Text) 37884102919135 DVD Checked out 03/11/2020

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General Note:
From the play by Ruth & Augustus Goetz & the novel "Washington Square" by Henry James.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1949.
Special features: introduction by "Turner Classic Movies" host and film historian Robert Osborne; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Photography, Leo Tover ; editor, William Hornbeck ; art direction, John Neehan ; costumes, Edith Head ; music, Aaron Copland.
Participant or Performer Note:
Olivia de Havilland, Montgomery Clift, Ralph Richardson, Miriam Hopkins, Mona Freeman, Vanessa Brown, Selena Royle.
Summary, etc.:
A wealthy girl falls in love with a penniless man her father is sure only wants her for her money. When she plans to elope, her father threatens to disinherit her. Will she still go through with the marriage?
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0, dual-layer, NTSC.
Language Note:
In English with optional French subtitles or optional English subtitles for the hearing-impaired.
Awards Note:
Academy Awards, 1949: 4 awards including Best Actress (Olivia de Havilland).
Subject: Rich people > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Elopement > Drama.
Disinheritance > Drama.
DVD-Video discs.
Genre: Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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