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The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945)

NR 110 min - Fantasy, Drama, Horror, Thriller - 1 March 1945
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Dorian Gray, wishing to remain young and handsome for eternity, essentially sells his soul so that a portrait can age instead of him. Over the course of the years, Dorian commits every sort of sin, heavily influenced by his friend Lord Henry Wotton. But as his life goes on, he slowly realises the emptiness and evil which he has succumbed to.

Director:  Albert Lewin

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Dorian Gray, wishing to remain young and handsome for eternity, essentially sells his soul so that a portrait can age instead of him. Over the course of the years, Dorian commits every sort of sin, heavily influenced by his friend Lord Henry Wotton. But as his life goes on, he slowly realises the emptiness and evil which he has succumbed to.



Tagline: Why did women talk about Dorian Gray in whispers?

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  1 March 1945

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 50 min

Academy Award Nominations and Win

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE — Angela Lansbury {“Sibyl Vane”}
ART DIRECTION (Black-and-White) — Art Direction: Cedric Gibbons, Hans Peters; Interior Decoration: Edwin B. Willis, Hugh Hunt, John Bonar
CINEMATOGRAPHY (Black-and-White) — Harry Stradling – WON


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