Why Dorian Gray Isn’t a Horror Icon (Despite Hollywood’s Best Attempts)

Art: Ken Meyer Jr.
A 1970 Dell Laurel Edition of Wilde’s novel.
Hurd Hatfield as Dorian Gray in ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ (1945).
Reeve Carney (L) as Dorian Gray in ‘Penny Dreadful’ (2014–2016).
Dorian Gray’s real image as created by artist Ivan Le Lorraine Albright, currently housed in the Art Institute of Chicago.

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