~Lady Windermere's Fan~
1925
~LWF85: May McAvoy & Ronald Colman~
~Plot Synopsis~
The sensational and indiscreet Mrs. Erlynne returns to London and sends for Lord Windermere.
She reveals that she is really his wife's mother, long thought dead by Lady Windermere, and
demands payment for her secrecy. She also asks for an invitation to his wife's birthday party.
Windermere fails to persuade his wife to send the invitation, but Mrs. Erlynne mistakes the letter
of refusal for the invitation. Her arrival at the party arouses the jealousy of Lady Windermere, who
goes off to the apartment of Lord Darlington, an admirer. Mrs. Erlynne follows to persuade her
daughter to return to her husband before it is too late. Darlington, Windermere, and some other
men show up and find Lady Windermere's fan. Mrs. Erlynne comes out, and in front of her
admirer, Lord Augustus, claims that she had taken the fan by mistake. Her audacity, however, wins
Lord Augustus' heart.  

Plot Synopsis from afi.com
Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Written by:
Julien Josephson - adaptation
Maude Fulton - titles
Eric Locke - titles

Based on the play Lady Windermere's Fan by Oscar Wilde (London, 20
Feb 1892).
~Cast~

Ronald Colman ...  Lord Darlington
May McAvoy ...  Lady Windermere
Bert Lytell ...  Lord Windermere
Irene Rich ...  Mrs. Erlynne
Edward Martindel ...  Lord Augustus Lorton (as Edw. Martindel)
Carrie Daumery ...  The Duchess of Berwick (as Mme. Daumery)
Billie Bennett ...  Lady Plymdale (uncredited)
Helen Dunbar ...  Mrs. Cowper-Cowper (uncredited)
Larry Steers ...  Party Guest (uncredited)
Ellinor Vanderveer ...  Party Guest (uncredited)
~Remaining Credits~

Produced & Released by: Warner Bros. Pictures

Producer: Ernst Lubitsch
Producer: Darryl F. Zanuck
Original Music by: Yati Durant
Cinematography by: Charles Van Enger
Film Editing by: Ernst Lubitsch
Art Direction by: Harold Grieve & Edgar G. Ulmer (uncredited)
Costume Design by: Sophie Wachner
Assistant Directors: George Hippard & Ernst Laemmle
Art Titles: Victor Vance
Special Effects: F.N. Murphy
Assistant Camera: Willard Van Enger

Length: 8 Reels
Runtime: 89 Minutes (U.S. Print)
Released: December 26, 1925
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