The Trials of Oscar Wilde (1960) - Rotten Tomatoes

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.


Peter Finch
as Oscar Wilde
Lionel Jeffries
as John Sholto Douglas, Marquis of Queensberry
John Fraser
as Lord Alfred Douglas
Yvonne Mitchell
as Constance Wilde
Nigel Patrick
as Sir Edward Clarke
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
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
John Welsh
as Cafe Royal Manager
Howard Lang
as Court Usher
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Critic Reviews for The Trials of Oscar Wilde

All Critics (2)

Here, for once, I think color is a plus, because of the loving detail with which [The Trials of Oscar Wilde] reproduces those late Victorian interiors.

July 15, 2019 | Full Review…

Peter Finch gives a moving performance as Wilde.

August 7, 2016 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

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