House of Mirth


The novel The House of Mirth (1905) has been adapted to radio, the stage and the cinema.

  • The Play of the novel The House of Mirth (1906), by Edith Wharton and Clyde Fitch.[8][9]
  • La Maison du Brouillard (1918), directed by Albert Capellani, featured Katherine Harris Barrymore as Lily Bart; a French silent film.
  • The House of Mirth was presented on radio's Theatre Guild on the Air December 14, 1952. The one-hour adaptation starred Joan Fontaine and Franchot Tone.[10]
  • The House of Mirth (1956), directed by John Drew Barrymore. Matinee Theatre: Season 2, Episode 56. (4 December 1956)
  • The House of Mirth (1981), directed by Adrian Hall. A television film for the Public Broadcasting System in the U.S.
  • The House of Mirth (2000), directed by Terence Davies, featured Gillian Anderson as Lily Bart.[11]

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