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Posing for a portrait, Dorian Gray talks with Lord Henry Wotton, who says that men should pursue their sensual longings, but laments that only the young get to do so. Taken with the idea, Dorian imagines a scenario in which the painting will age as he stays youthful. His wish comes true, and his boyish looks aid him as he indulges his every whim. But when a stunning revelation forces him to see wh...

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Directed by

Albert Lewin

Written by

Albert Lewin (Screenplay)
Oscar Wilde (Novel)

Runtime

110 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Why did women talk about Dorian Gray in whispers?

Cast

Keywords

painting attic

Photos

Lists

#86 on AFI's 100 years...100 thrills AFI

Awards

Oscar for Best Cinematography, Black-and-White

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Oscar nomination for Best Art Direction-Interior Decoration, Black-and-White Cedric Gibbons Edwin B. Willis Hugh Hunt