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The Inheritance (1947)

Not Rated
103 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

Following her father's death, a British teen-aged heiress goes to live with her guardian uncle who is broke and scheming to murder his niece for her vast inheritance.
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Sheridan Le Fanu (novel) | Ben Travers (screenplay)
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$ 1,000,000
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Release date
Feb 10, 1951 (United States)

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19 cast members
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Jean Simmons
Caroline Ruthyn Caroline Ruthyn   See fewer
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Katina Paxinou
Madame de la Rougierre Madame de la Rougierre   See fewer
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Derrick De Marney
Uncle Silas Uncle Silas   See fewer
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Derek Bond
Lord Richard Ilbury Lord Richard Ilbury   See fewer
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Sophie Stewart
Lady Monica Waring Lady Monica Waring   See fewer
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Esmond Knight
Dr. Bryerly Dr. Bryerly   See fewer
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Reginald Tate
Austin Ruthyn Austin Ruthyn   See fewer
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Manning Whiley
Dudley Ruthyn Dudley Ruthyn   See fewer
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Marjorie Rhodes
Mrs. Rusk Mrs. Rusk   See fewer
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Frederick Burtwell
Branston Branston   See fewer
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George Curzon
Sleigh Sleigh   See fewer
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O.B. Clarence
Vicar Clay Vicar Clay   See fewer
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Patricia Glyn
Mary Quince Mary Quince   See fewer
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Guy Rolfe
Sepulchre Hawkes Sepulchre Hawkes   See fewer
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Robin Netscher
Tom Hawkes Tom Hawkes   See fewer
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John Salew
Grimstone Grimstone   See fewer
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Patricia Dainton
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6.8 / 10 | 523 votes