Lady Windermere's Fan (1925 film)

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Lady Windermere's Fan is a 1925 American silent drama film directed by Ernst Lubitsch. It is based on Oscar Wilde's 1892 play Lady Windermere's Fan which was first played in America by Julia Arthur as Lady Windermere and Maurice Barrymore as Lord Darlington.[2][3] The film is being preserved by several archives.[4] It was transferred onto 16mm film by Associated Artists Productions[5] in the 1950s and shown on television. In 2002, Lady Windermere's Fan was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress, being deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant."[6][7]

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Lady Windermere's Fan
Theatrical release poster
Directed byErnst Lubitsch
Written byJulien Josephson (adaptation)
Maude Fulton (titles) and
Eric Locke (titles)
Based onLady Windermere's Fan
by Oscar Wilde
Produced byErnst Lubitsch
Darryl F. Zanuck (uncredited)
CinematographyCharles Van Enger
Edited byErnst Lubitsch
Music byYati Durant
Distributed byWarner Brothers
Release date
  • December 26, 1925 (1925-12-26)
Running time
120 minutes (Denmark)
89 minutes (2004 National Film Preservation Foundation print)
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)
Box office$398,000[1]
Lady Windermere's Fan