The importance of being Earnest


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Physical Desc
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
Based on the play by Oscar Wilde.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1952.
General Note
Special features: digital transfer, rare production stills with notes by film historian Bruce Eder, original theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits
Director, Anthony Asquith ; producer, Teddy Baird ; Director of photography, Desmond Dickinson ; film editor, John G. Guthridge ; music, Benjamin Frankel.
Michael Redgrave, Michael Denison, Margaret Rutherford, Edith Evans, Dorothy Tutin, Joan Greenwood.
A witty, delightful story about a lovestruck suitor named Jack whose fiancee can only love a man named Ernest.
System Details
DVD. 1.33:1 aspect ratio.
Closed captioned.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Redgrave, M., Baird, T., Frankel, B., Denison, M., Evans, E., Asquith, A., Wilde, O., Rutherford, M., Tutin, D., & Greenwood, J. (2002). The importance of being Earnest . Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Michael Redgrave et al.. 2002. The Importance of Being Earnest. Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Michael Redgrave et al.. The Importance of Being Earnest Criterion Collection, 2002.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Redgrave, Michael, et al. The Importance of Being Earnest Criterion Collection, 2002.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

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