The Importance Of Being Earnest

  • 1952
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy

Wilde's wittiest play took 57 years to make it to the screen but was well worth the wait. Director-writer Asquith made absolutely no attempt to "open up" this repertory standard in order to make it more cinematic. The film does of course benefit from close-ups and such, but Asquith goes so far as to have a couple enter a stage box and sit down before more

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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (1 Credit)
Source (1 Credit)
Producer (1 Credit)
Teddy Baird
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Desmond Dickinson
Editor (1 Credit)
John D. Guthridge
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
Benjamin Frankel
Art Director (1 Credit)
Carmen Dillon
Costumes (1 Credit)
Beatrice Dawson

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