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The Importance Of Being Earnest

Oscar Wilde's play took over 57 years to reach the big screen but it was worth the wait. A colourful theatrical film about mating rituals in Great Britain before the turn of the century, when manners and background were more important than the truth. A grand cast includes Michael Redgrave, Joan Greenwood, Margaret Rutherford, Michael Dennison and Edith Evans as Lady Bracknell.

Year: 1952
Genre: Comedy, Classic Comedy, Alice's Playhouse, Oscar Wilde, Classic Cinema
Country: UK
Director: Anthony Asquith
Starring: Michael Redgrave, Richard Wattis, Michael Denison
Duration: 96 Minutes
Rating: G
7.6/10
Location in store: Alice's Playhouse

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