The Trials of Oscar Wilde
Directed by Ken Hughes
Plot Summary: At the height of his fame (his plays being much celebrated in London in the 1890's), Oscar Wilde angers the Lord Queensbury by having what is whispered and gossiped as a romantic relationship with Queensbury's son, twenty years Wilde's junior. When Queensbury slanders Wilde, the arrogant artist decides to take the matter to court, and brings about his own downfall.
Book Author: H.M. Hyde
Cast overview, first billed only: Peter Finch .... Oscar Wilde Yvonne Mitchell ....
James Mason .... Sir Edward Carson Nigel Patrick .... Sir Edward Clarke Lionel Jeffries .... Marquis of Queensberry John Fraser .... Lord Alfred Douglas Sonia Dresdel .... Lady Wilde Maxine Audley .... Ada Leverson James Booth .... Wood Emrys Jones .... Robbie Ross Lloyd Lamble .... Charles Humphries Paul Rogers .... Frank Harris Ian Fleming .... Arthur Laurence Naismith .... Prince of Wales Naomi Chance .... Lily Langtry