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Lady Windermere's Fan


Unable to rely upon [[Performer~P218880~Oscar Wilde~oscarwilde]]'s epigrammatic dialogue to carry the day (this was, after all, the silent-film era), director [[Performer~P100296~Ernst Lubitsch~ernstlubitsch]] substitutes verbal wit for the visual variety in his 1925 filmization of Lady Windermere's Fan. [[Performer~P14296~Ronald Colman~ronaldcolman]] 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...more