Edit
The Heiress (1949) Poster

(1949)

Quotes

Aunt Penniman: Can you be so cruel?

Catherine Sloper: Yes, I can be very cruel. I have been taught by masters.

6 of 6 found this interesting Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink

Catherine Sloper: Don't be kind to me, father. It doesn't become you.

4 of 4 found this interesting Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink

Austin Sloper: You have found a tongue at last, Catherine. 'Tis only to say such terrible things to me.

Catherine Sloper: Yes. This is a field where you will not compare me to my mother.

4 of 4 found this interesting Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink

Catherine Sloper: Bolt the door, Maria!

3 of 3 found this interesting Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink

Mrs. Montgomery: I think, Doctor, that you expect too much of people. If you do you'll always be disappointed.

3 of 3 found this interesting Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink

Catherine Sloper: He's grown greedier over the years. Before he only wanted my money; now he wants my love as well. Well, he came to the wrong house - and he came twice. I shall see that he does not come a third time.

2 of 2 found this interesting Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink

Catherine Sloper: Father won't abuse you, he doesn't know you well enough.

2 of 2 found this interesting Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink

Austin Sloper: [Referring to Catherine] How is it possible to protect such a willing victim?

Aunt Penniman: You will kill her if you deny her this marriage.

Austin Sloper: You forget I'm a doctor. People don't die of such things.

2 of 2 found this interesting Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink

Aunt Penniman: Good heavens, child. You are disinheriting yourself.

Catherine Sloper: Yes. Completely.

Aunt Penniman: Have you told Morris this?

Catherine Sloper: Of course. I told him everything. He is to be my husband.

Aunt Penniman: Oh, you should have waited. Did... Did he understand?

2 of 2 found this interesting Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink

Elizabeth Almond: Well, she has the prospect of $30,000 a year.

Austin Sloper: I see you appreciate her.

Elizabeth Almond: I don't mean it's her only merit. But you always have a way of alluding to her as an unmarriageble girl.

Austin Sloper: My allusions are just as kind as yours.

1 of 1 found this interesting Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink

Jefferson Almond: Well, Austin, who's sick? Who died? Who've you been cutting up lately?

Austin Sloper: Yes, I can see you're in good shape. When your gout's troubling you, you're more respectful to me.

1 of 1 found this interesting Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink

Austin Sloper: Do you remember her mother? Her mother who had so much grace and gaiety. This is her child.

Elizabeth Almond: Austin, no child could compete with this image you have of her mother.

Austin Sloper: You're not entitled to say that. Only I know what I lost when she died and what I got in her place.

1 of 1 found this interesting Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink

Aunt Penniman: [Referring to Morris] But he's looking for a position most earnestly.

Austin Sloper: I wonder if he's looking for it here, Lavinia.

Aunt Penniman: What?

Austin Sloper: Wouldn't the position of a husband to a defenseless young girl with a large fortune suit him to perfection?

Aunt Penniman: How can you entertain such a suspicion?

Austin Sloper: Suspicion? It's a diagnosis.

1 of 1 found this interesting Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink

Austin Sloper: [Referring to Morris] I'll see him tomorrow.

Catherine Sloper: You're so good that you will be fair and honest with him.

Austin Sloper: I shall be as fair and honest with him as he is with you.

1 of 1 found this interesting Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink

Aunt Penniman: Now, Catherine, if you will stay by me this evening, you will see that what I say is not always of the greatest importance, but dear, that doesn't keep me from talking.

Is this interesting? Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink

Mrs. Montgomery: [after meeting Catherine]

[Unconvinced]

Mrs. Montgomery: I can only supposed that Morris is more mature in his feelings than I'd thought.

Is this interesting? Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink

See also

Trivia | Goofs | Crazy Credits | Alternate Versions | Connections | Soundtracks

Contribute to This Page