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Joan vs. Olivia! Films@6:00pm: The Heiress

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March 25, 2013

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The Heiress (1949; 116mins.)

A wealthy young woman (Olivia de Havilland) falls in love with a penniless man (Montgomery Clift) her emotionally abusive father is sure only wants her for her money. When she plans to elope, her father threatens to disinherit her. Set in 1840s New York, and adapted from the Henry James novel Washington Square.

Dir: William Wyler

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