The Heiress

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The Heiress

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The Heiress

Release Date: October 06, 1949

Year    :   1949
Slogan    :   «A truly great motion picture»
Genres    :   Drama, History, Romance
Production Companies    :   Paramount
Director    :   William Wyler
Producers    :   William Wyler, Robert Wyler, Lester Koenig, Charles Woolstenhulme
Writers    :   Henry James, Augustus Goetz, Augustus Goetz, Ruth Goetz
RunTime    :   115 mins.
Budget    :   2600000
Revenue    :   2300000

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.

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