"The Importance of Being Earnest" quotes

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When Algernon discovers that his friend, Ernest, has created a fictional brother for whenever he needs a reason to escape dull country life, Algernon poses as the brother, resulting in ever increasing confusion.

Director: Anthony Asquith
Writer: Oscar Wilde, Anthony Asquith
Production: N/A
Genre: comedy, drama
Year: 1952
MetaScore: N/A/100
ImdbRating: 7.5
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 15 Aug 1952
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award1 win & 2 nominations total

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Ernest Worthing - Michael Redgrave
Algernon Moncrieff - Michael Denison
Lady Augusta Bracknell - Edith Evans
Gwendolen Fairfax (Her Daughter) - Joan Greenwood
Cecily Cardew - Dorothy Tutin
Miss Letitia Prism - Margaret Rutherford
Canon Chasuble - Miles Malleson
Merriman - Aubrey Mather
Conductor - Ivor Barnard