The Importance of Being Earnest 


"The Importance of being Earnest" 1952 Directed by
Anthony Asquith 

Writing credits
Anthony Asquith 
Genre: Comedy

Plot Summary:
Jack Worthing lives in the country with his pretty ward Cecily Cardew. But in the city, he goes by the name of Earnest and is in love with Gwendolyn Fairfax. Miss Fairfax's cousin is Algernon Moncrieff, who, also using the name Earnest, goes to the country and falls in love with Jack's ward Cecily. When they all come together, we have two men who claim to be Earnest and arent't and two girls who are love with men named Earnest who aren't Earnest. Great social satire based on the Oscar Wilde play.

Complete credited cast:
Michael Redgrave .... Jack (ne Ernest) Worthing
Richard Wattis .... Seaton, Worthing's Butler
Michael Denison .... Algernon Moncrieff
Walter Hudd .... Lane, Algy's Butler
Edith Evans .... Lady Bracknell
Joan Greenwood .... Gwendolyn Fairfax
Dorothy Tutin .... Cecily Cardew
Margaret Rutherford .... Miss Lytisha Prism
Miles Malleson .... Canon Chasuble
Aubrey Mather .... Merriman the country Butler
Country: UK

Language: English

Color: Color
Certification: Finland:S / Sweden:Btl