A vain Victorian man fantastically transfers his mortality onto a painting of himself, which proceeds to age for him, while he remains young and handsome. But as his visage remains beautifully preserved, his heart and soul decay. An adaptation of the Oscar Wilde novel. Angela Lansbury was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Oscar as a jilted dance-hall performer.
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The WETA Guide spotlights the special places and happenings in the Greater Washington area. For both the newcomer and the long-time resident, this television series is a great introduction to the region's many highlights.Learn more →
Classical WETA 90.9 FM showcases notable new (or newly reissued) CDs each week. Hear selections from the CD on-air throughout the week, and check online to learn more about the artist and the music.Learn more →
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