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The Picture of Dorian Gray

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The Picture of Dorian Gray

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
Unrated
runtime:
110 minutes
performer:
Angela Lansbury, George Sanders
director:
Albert Lewin
author:
Albert Lewin
genre:
Drama, Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a B

As Dorian’s victim, Angela Lansbury is gorgeous and touching in this fastidious Oscar Wilde adaptation The Picture of Dorian Gray. Hitchcock fans will note echoes between the staging of a murder and Psycho‘s basement finale. Best commentary tidbit: MGM head Louis B. Mayer totally missed the film’s elegant homoeroticism. B