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The Importance of Being Earnest (1952)

Not Rated
95 min | Comedy, Drama

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.
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Updated Jun 2, 1952

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Dec 22, 1952 (United States)

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Michael Redgrave
Ernest Worthing Ernest Worthing   See fewer
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Michael Denison
Algernon Moncrieff Algernon Moncrieff   See fewer
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Edith Evans
Lady Bracknell Lady Bracknell   See fewer
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Joan Greenwood
Gwendolen Fairfax (Her Daughter) Gwendolen Fairfax (Her Daughter)   See fewer
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Dorothy Tutin
Cecily Cardew Cecily Cardew   See fewer
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Margaret Rutherford
Miss Prism Miss Prism   See fewer
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Miles Malleson
Canon Chasuble Canon Chasuble   See fewer
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Aubrey Mather
Merriman Merriman   See fewer
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Ivor Barnard
Coach Driver (uncredited) Coach Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.6 / 10 | 4,582 votes