Literary Flicks - The Heiress

Starts:Tuesday, June 11, 2013  6:30 PMEnds:Tuesday, June 11, 2013  8:30 PM



Newport Public Library

35 NW. Nye St

Newport, OR 97365

Event Description:

The Heiress is a 1949 film based on the 1880 novel Washington Square by Henry James. Catherine Sloper (Olivia de Havilland) is a plain, awkward young woman who falls in love with a handsome young man, Morris Townsend (Montgomery Clift), despite the objections of her emotionally abusive father who suspects the man of being a fortune hunter.  Havilland won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for Best Actress.  The film also won Academy Awards for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White, Best Costume Design, Black-and-White, and Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture. (115 min.)

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