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 →
Historian Garrett Peck discusses the history of brewing in the nation's capital. D.C.'s beer heritage dates back to 1770 and claims some very innovative brewers.Watch now →