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The Picture of Dorian Gray
- Hurd Hatfield

Overview - This chilly adaptation of Oscar Wilde's novel stars Hurd Hatfield as Dorian Gray, a handsome young Victorian gentleman who remains eternally young while a portrait of him grows old and bears the ugly scars of his vile undertakings. The otherwise black-and-white horror film is notable for its lavish Technicolor finale--perhaps helping it score its Academy Award for cinematography.  Read more...

 
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Overview

This chilly adaptation of Oscar Wilde's novel stars Hurd Hatfield as Dorian Gray, a handsome young Victorian gentleman who remains eternally young while a portrait of him grows old and bears the ugly scars of his vile undertakings. The otherwise black-and-white horror film is notable for its lavish Technicolor finale--perhaps helping it score its Academy Award for cinematography. Angela Lansbury gained an Oscar nod for her role as an innocent singer whom Dorian corrupts.

Awards:
1945 - Academy Awards - Best Cinematography Winner

Cast List

Hans Peters - Production designer - NOT adult film performer
Albert Lewin - Director/Prod./Screenwriter
Pandro S. Berman - Producer
Sibyl Vane
Richard Fraser - Supporting Actor
Hurd Hatfield - American Actor
Douglas Walton - Supporting Actor
Angela Lansbury - American Film and Television Actress, MURDER, SHE WROTE
Cedric Gibbons - Art Director/In USA
Renee Carson - Supporting Actress\1940s
Peter Lawford - British Actor/In USA
Donna Reed - American Film/TV Actress
Donna Belle Mullenger - American Film/TV Actress
Ferris Webster - American Editor
Harry Stradling - Director Of Photography
Harry Stradling Sr. - Director Of Photography
Herbert Stothart - American Composer/Arranger
Oscar Wilde - Irish playwright/author
George Sanders - Oscar-winning actor, ALL ABOUT EVE
Lillian Bond - British Actress

 
Details
    DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 110
  • Color Format: B&W
  • UPC: 883929002955
  • Genre: Drama
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Release Date: October 2008

Related Categories:
Movies > Horror/Suspense

Related Keywords:
Mystery
Suspense
Thriller
Hell
Recommended
Gentry
Based On A Novel

 
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Reviews:
"As Dorian's victim, Angela Lansbury is gorgeous and touching in this fastidious Oscar Wilde adaptation." -- Grade: B - 10/24/2008 Entertainment Weekly, p.54


"The luxurious period look of DORIAN GRAY earned it an Academy Award nomination for art direction and an Oscar for the veteran cinematographer Harry Stradling Sr." - 10/20/2008 New York Times

 
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