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|Named Person:||Oscar Wilde|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Anthony Asquith; Teddy Baird; Michael Redgrave; Richard Wattis; Michael Denison; Walter Hudd; Edith Evans, Dame; Joan Greenwood; Dorothy Tutin; Margaret Rutherford; Miles Malleson; Aubrey Mather; Oscar Wilde; Rank Organisation.; Janus Films.; Criterion Collection (Firm)
|Language Note:||English with optional English subtitles for the deaf or hearing impaired.|
|Notes:||Based on the play by Oscar Wilde.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1952.
From the Janus collection.
Special features: rare production stills with notes by film historian Bruce Eder and original theatrical trailer.
|Credits:||Director of photography, Desmond Dickinson ; film editor, John D. Guthridge ; music composed and conducted by Benjamin Frankel.|
|Cast:||Michael Redgrave (Ernest Worthing), Richard Wattis (Seton), Michael Denison (Algernon Moncrieff), Walter Hudd (Lane), Edith Evans (Lady Bracknell), Joan Greenwood (Gwendolyn Fairfax), Dorothy Tutin (Cecily Cardew), Margaret Rutherford (Miss Prism), Miles Malleson (Canon Chasuble), Aubrey Mather (Merriman).|
|Description:||1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital, mono.|
|Series Title:||Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 158.|
|Other Titles:||Importance of being earnest (Motion picture : 1952)
Importance of being earnest
Anthony Asquith's The importance of being earnest
Oscar Wilde's The importance of being earnest
|Responsibility:||the J. Arthur Rank Organisation presents an Anthony Asquith production ; directed by Anthony Asquith ; produced by Teddy Baird.|
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A witty, delightful story about a lovestruck suitor named Jack whose fiancee can only love a man named Ernest.
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