The Trials of Oscar Wilde (1960)

The Trials of Oscar Wilde (1960)

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This compelling drama details the scandal that led to the humiliation and imprisonment of author Oscar Wilde. Accused of sodomy by the father of his lover, Wilde sues for libel but instead finds himself facing prison after a conviction of gross indecency.
Rating:
PG
Genre:
Classics , Documentary , Drama , Gay & Lesbian
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Written By:
In Theaters:
 wide
Runtime:
Studio:
Kingsley International Pictures

Cast

Peter Finch
as Oscar Wilde
Lionel Jeffries
as John Sholto Douglas, Marquis of Queensberry
James Mason
as Sir Edward Carson
John Fraser
as Lord Alfred Douglas
Nigel Patrick
as Sir Edward Clarke
Yvonne Mitchell
as Constance Wilde
Sonia Dresdel
as Lady Wilde
Maxine Audley
as Ada Leverson
James Booth
as Alfred Wood
Emrys Jones
as Robbie Ross
Paul Rogers
as Frank Harris
Laurence Naismith
as Prince of Wales
Meredith Edwards
as Auctioneer
Anthony Newlands
as First Clerk of Arraigns
Michael Goodliffe
as Charles Gill
Liam Gaffney
as Willie Wilde
Ronald Cardew
as Lord Sonning
Derek Aylward
as Lord Percy Douglas
Campbell Singer
as Insector
A.J. Brown
as Justice Collins
Charles Carson
as Justice Charles
David Ensor
as Justice Wills
Gladys Henson
as Landlady
Cicely Paget-Bowman
as Lady Queensberry
Lloyd Lamble
as Charles Humphries
Robert Percival
as Second Clerk of Arraigns
Victor Brooks
as Constable
Alfred Burke
as Reporter
Edward Evans
as Sydney
John Welsh
as Cafe Royal Manager
Howard Lang
as Court Usher
Ian Fleming
as Arthur
Naomi Chance
as Lily Langtry
John Welsh
as Cafe Royal Manager
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Critic Reviews for The Trials of Oscar Wilde

All Critics (1)

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Full Review… | February 22, 2012
Variety
Top Critic

Peter Finch gives a moving performance as Wilde.

Full Review… | August 6, 2016
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Audience Reviews for The Trials of Oscar Wilde

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I Love Oscar Wilde & his Works, so I loved this, & every Movie &/or Docudrama About Him & what his History meant to Society in terms of his Poetry & Plays that are still Valid today, but How His Trial for Immorality & Sodomy affected & affects, the efforts of the Gay Community not to Allow Unreasonable Laws Restrict Who, or How they Love

Marilee Aschwanden
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