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    The Importance of Being Earnest (1952) - (Original Trailer)

    A British gentleman is one man in the city, another in the country in Oscar Wilde's The Importance Of Being Earnest (1952).

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Importance of Being Earnest, The (1952) -...

Importance of Being Earnest, The (1952) - (Original Trailer)
A British gentleman is one man in the city, another in the country in Oscar Wilde's The Importance Of Being Earnest (1952).>
Importance of Being Earnest, The (1952) -- (Movie...
Algie (Michael Denison) refuses to return a cigarette case...
Importance of Being Earnest, The (1952) -- (Movie Clip) Bunbury-ist
Algie (Michael Denison) refuses to return a cigarette case to Jack (Michael Redgrave) which has clued him in to his friend's secret, in an early scene from The Importance of Being Earnest, 1952.>
Importance of Being Earnest, The (1952) -- (Movie...
Jack (Michael Redgrave) brings news of his brother's death,...
Importance of Being Earnest, The (1952) -- (Movie Clip) This Garb of Woe!
Jack (Michael Redgrave) brings news of his brother's death, shocking Miss Prism (Margaret Rutherford), Canon Chasuble (Miles Malleson), Cecily (Dorothy Tutin) and his brother (Michael Denison) in The Importance of Being Earnest, 1952.>
Importance of Being Earnest, The (1952) -- (Movie...
Canon Chasuble (Miles Malleson) comes upon Cecily (Dorothy...
Importance of Being Earnest, The (1952) -- (Movie Clip) Young Women Are Green
Canon Chasuble (Miles Malleson) comes upon Cecily (Dorothy Tutin) and Miss Prism (Margaret Rutherford), with whom he carries on conversation, in The Importance of Being Earnest, 1952, from Oscar Wilde's play.>
Importance of Being Earnest, The (1952) -- (Movie...
Clever "staging" in the opening of director Anthony...
Importance of Being Earnest, The (1952) -- (Movie Clip) Opening, Theater
Clever "staging" in the opening of director Anthony Asquith's faithful 1952 version of Oscar Wilde's play The Importance of Being Earnest, starring Michael Redgrave, Michael Denison and Joan Greenwood.>
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