The Heiress
Director: William Wyler. Cast: Olivia de Havilland, Ralph Richardson, Montgomery Clift, Miriam Hopkins, Betty Linley, Mona Freeman, Vanessa Brown. Screenplay: Augustus and Ruth Goetz (based on their play, and the novella Washington Square by Henry James).


Not yet reviewed in full. A–


Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture
Best Director: William Wyler
Best Actress: Olivia de Havilland
Best Supporting Actor: Ralph Richardson
Best Cinematography (Black & White): Leo Tover
Best Art Direction (Black & White): John Meehan & Harry Horner; Emile Kuri
Best Costume Design (Black & White): Edith Head & Gile Steele
Best Original Score (Comedy/Drama): Aaron Copland

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Director: William Wyler
Best Actress: Olivia de Havilland
Best Supporting Actress: Miriam Hopkins

Other Awards:
New York Film Critics Circle: Best Actress (de Havilland)
National Board of Review: Best Actor (Richardson, also cited for The Fallen Idol)

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