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Inheritance, The

Inheritance, The

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Sunday, April 06, 1997 11.5 18 1
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  • Season: 1996-97
  • Network: CBS
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Period Piece, Love Story, Family Drama
  • Based On: Inheritance, The written by Louisa May Alcott
  • Misc.: Based On Book/Play

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the book by Louisa May Alcott. In 1870 an indigent, orphaned young woman finds a home with an affluent Massachusetts couple where she serves as a companion to their only daughter. Not more than a servant, her social position makes it difficult for her to accept the attentions of a rich bachelor. An ambitious, scheming cousin of the family plots to snare the wealthy young man for herself. The rules of love, wealth and rank take a surprising turn when it is reveled that the poor inferior girl is heir to the entire family fortune.


Production Company:

  • Cosgrove-Meurer, Televest, Alliance Comm.

Production Type:

  • Independent
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