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The Inheritance (1997)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  6 April 1997 (USA)
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At the lush Evenswood estate in Concord, Massachusetts, Edith Adelon, a beautiful orphan, lives as the paid companion to the daughter of the wealthy Hamilton family, although they regard ... See full summary »

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Edith Adelon
Brigitta Dau ...
Amy Hamilton
Paul Anthony Stewart ...
Frederick Arlington
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Ida Glenshaw
Michael Gallagher ...
Louis
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Arliss Johnson
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James Percy
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Henry Hamilton
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Beatrice Hamilton
Alicia Bergman ...
Emma
Michelle Davison ...
Cook
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Blacksmith (as Henry Sanders)
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At the lush Evenswood estate in Concord, Massachusetts, Edith Adelon, a beautiful orphan, lives as the paid companion to the daughter of the wealthy Hamilton family, although they regard her as one of their own. Years ago, Henry Hamilton saved Edith from an Italian orphanage at the request of his long-deceased brother. Now, Edith is his daughter Amy's prized friend and confidante. As the Hamiltons await a trio of visitors for the annual Greens Cup horse race, Beatrice Hamilton asks for Edith's help in finding a suitable husband for a cousin, Ida Glenshaw, with one of two visiting eligible bachelors. But when it becomes clear that both the young men have affection for Edith and not Ida, jealousy soon develops, leading to malicious conniving and brutal backstabbing. Despite the growing love between Edith and one of the young suitors, because of their conflicting social classes, the couple is reminded time and again that their love can never be. The Inheritance is a story that centers on... Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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I loved it
3 November 2000 | by (Smetlede,Belgium) – See all my reviews

I loved every moment of the movie. They all are great actors. They made me cry and laugh. Also the locations are beautiful and well chosen. One of the best movies I ever saw. I still enjoy it and I've seen it about 10 times


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