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The Importance of Being Earnest

Synopsis

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starring
Michael Redgrave Michael Denison Edith Evans
Dorothy Tutin
Joan Greenwood
The classic version of OSCAR WILDE'S comedy. Two wealthy bachelors, Jack and Algernon, use the imaginary name 'Ernest' when courting Gwendolen and Cecily, but are shocked when both girls fall for 'Ernest's' charms.
Produced by TEDDY BAIRD
Directed by ANTHONY ASQUITH
0 FILMS: page 26

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Redgrave
Unknown: Michael Denison
Unknown: Edith Evans
Unknown: Dorothy Tutin
Unknown: Joan Greenwood
Produced By: Teddy Baird
Directed By: Anthony Asquith
Mr Jack Worthing: Michael Redgrave
Mr Algernon Moncrieff: Michael Denison
Lady Bracknell: Edith Evans
Miss Cecily Cardew: Dorothy Tutin
Miss Gwendolen Fairfax: Joan Greenwood
Miss Prism: Margaret Rutherford






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