The Heiress

Heiress Poster

70th Anniversary Celebration

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

To Benefit the Merchant’s House Museum Legal Fund

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Based on Washington Square, Henry James’s classic novel of mid-19th century New York City, The Heiress (1949), winner of four Academy Awards, tells the haunting story of young love – and a dominating father who didn’t approve.

Set design based on the Merchant’s House.

Come See the House … Then See the House in The Heiress!

5 to 7 p.m., Reception in the Garden
Tours of the house and bubbly in the garden
Merchant’s House Museum, 29 East Fourth Street

7 p.m., Film Screening of The Heiress
With introduction by three-time Oscar winning director William Wyler’s daughter, Catherine Wyler,
and Judith Goetz Sanger, daughter of screenwriters Ruth & Augustus Goetz

Rose Auditorium, Cooper Union, 41 Cooper Square


Purchase Tickets in Right Sidebar
$30 – Film Screening
$50 – Film Screening & Reception
$150 – Film Screening & Reception, and one-year Museum Membership