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The Importance of Being Earnest (1946)

In 1890s London, two friends use the same pseudonym ("Ernest") for their on-the-sly activities. Hilarity ensues.

Writer:

Oscar Wilde

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Cast

Credited cast:
Alban Blakelock Alban Blakelock ... Lane, a manservant
Stringer Davis Stringer Davis ... Merriman, a butler (as J.B. Stringer Davis)
Robert Eddison ... John Worthing, J.P.
David Horne ... Rev. Canon Chasuble, D.D.
Dorothy Hyson ... Cecily Cardew
Deryn Kerbey Deryn Kerbey ... Cecily Cardew (12th June 1946 version)
Betty Potter Betty Potter ... Miss Prism
Margaret Rutherford ... Lady Bracknell
Margaret Vines ... Hon. Gwendolen Fairfax
Mackenzie Ward ... Algeron Moncrieff
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In 1890s London, two friends use the same pseudonym ("Ernest") for their on-the-sly activities. Hilarity ensues.

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Genres:

Comedy

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 June 1946 (UK) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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