Lady Windermere's Fan

Unable to rely upon Oscar Wilde's epigrammatic dialogue to carry the day (this was, after all, the silent-film era), director Ernst Lubitsch substitutes verbal wit for the visual variety in his 1925 filmization. Ronald Colman has one of his first important screen roles as the slightly caddish Lord Darlington, who is in love with the very pretty - and very married - Lady Windermere (May McAvoy).

Year: 1925
Genre: Silent Films, Alice's Playhouse, Oscar Wilde, Classic Cinema
Country: USA
Director: Ernst Lubitsch
Starring: Ronald Colman, May McAvoy, Irene Rich
Duration: 90 Minutes
Rating: G
Location in store: Classic - Silent Film



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