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Uniform Title Heiress (Motion picture)
Title William Wyler's the heiress [videorecording] / a Paramount Picture ; written for the screen by Ruth and Augustus Goetz ; produced and directed by William Wyler.

Imprint Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment [distributor, 2007]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    HEI    Available
Description 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Universal Cinema classics
Note From the play by Ruth & Augustus Goetz & the novel "Washington Square" by Henry James.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1949.
Special features: introduction by "Turner Classic Movies" host and film historian Robert Osborne; theatrical trailer.
Credits Photography, Leo Tover ; editor, William Hornbeck ; art direction, John Neehan ; costumes, Edith Head ; music, Aaron Copland.
Cast Olivia de Havilland, Montgomery Clift, Ralph Richardson, Miriam Hopkins, Mona Freeman, Vanessa Brown, Selena Royle.
Summary 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?
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 2.0.
Language English dialogue, optional French subtitles ; English subtitles for the hearing-impaired.
Awards Academy Awards, 1949: 4 awards including Best Actress (Olivia de Havilland).
Subject Rich people -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Elopement -- Drama.
Disinheritance -- Drama.
Genre/Form Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Wyler, William, 1902-1981
Goetz, Ruth.
Goetz, Augustus.
De Havilland, Olivia.
Clift, Montgomery.
Richardson, Ralph, Sir, 1902-1983.
Hopkins, Miriam, 1902-1972.
Freeman, Mona.
Brown, Vanessa, 1928-
Royle, Selena, 1904-1983.
James, Henry, 1843-1916. Washington Square.
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Added Title Heiress
Standard No. 025193236722
Music No. 61032367 Universal Pictures

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