* ChannelHop: With the advent of television, Paramount sold the rights to UniversalStudios in 1958 for the film to be shown on the airwaves. Ever since then, 'The Heiress' has been distributed on VHS and DVD by Universal Home Entertainment.
* CreatorBacklash: Henry James grew to dislike Washington Square, mostly because of the comparisons it got to the works of Creator/JaneAusten. Even detractors of Henry James liked Washington Square, making it a non-musical BlackSheepHit.