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I would have liked to have seen the insider story about how the stunning Olivia de Havilland was transformed into a plain-faced girl for this movie. I didn't believe it was her.
I think that this oversimplifies the plot. When Catherine talks to her father about Morris, I think he does threaten to disinherit her. He also asks her to reconsider, including the line (as I remember it): "Of course, he is after the inheritance. Why else would any man be interested in you?" Conversation stops after that, and when she next sees Morris, she tells him that there is a new plan: instead of getting married in secret and trusting that her father will later accept the marriage and support them in the mansion, they will leave and Morris must work to support them. He agrees and promises to be back soon. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 22.214.171.124 (talk) 00:39, 3 June 2011 (UTC)
Credits for Film
I modified the infobox to reflect the film credits. They were written to suggest that the play and the novel were written by Henry James and the play was not. The film lists the writers as Ruth and Augustus Goetz and that it was based on their play "The Heiress". The play was "Suggested by" (per the credits) the novel Washington Square by Henry James. Not sure exactly how "double credits" need to be handled, but this seems a good compromise over the incorrect version in the infobox. Using the "story" credit buts the novel above the play.AbramTerger (talk) 12:52, 10 February 2014 (UTC)
- The "based on" field should be restricted to the work the film was "based on"—in this case the play. If the play was "suggested by" the novel, that should not be included in this field, but captured in the production section. For example:
- The infobox was not intended to capture all credits. Bede735 (talk) 13:18, 10 February 2014 (UTC)