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Title The importance of being Earnest [videorecording] / British Film Makers, ltd. ; directed by Anthony Asquith ; produced by Teddy Baird.

Imprint [Irvington, NY?] : Criterion Collection, c2002.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    IMP    Available
 PAS Central Library DVD    IMP    DUE 07-25-19
Description 1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Criterion collection
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 158.
Note Based on the play by Oscar Wilde.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1952.
Special features: digital transfer, rare production stills with notes by film historian Bruce Eder, original theatrical trailer.
Credits Director of photography, Desmond Dickinson ; film editor, John G. Guthridge ; music, Benjamin Frankel.
Cast Michael Redgrave, Michael Denison, Margaret Rutherford, Edith Evans, Dorothy Tutin, Joan Greenwood.
Summary A witty, delightful story about a lovestruck suitor named Jack whose fiancee can only love a man named Ernest.
System Details DVD; Dolby digital, mono.
Language Closed-captioned.
Subject England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Drama
Genre/Form Comedy films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Redgrave, Michael,
Baird, Teddy.
Frankel, Benjamin.
Denison, Michael
Evans, Edith, 1888-1976
Asquith, Anthony, 1902-1968.
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900.
Rutherford, Margaret, 1892-1972-
Tutin, Dorothy, 1930-2001
Greenwood, Joan, 1921-1987-
British Film Makers, Ltd.
Note Container title: Anthony Asquith's The importance of being Earnest
ISBN 0780024982 : $29.95
Standard No. 037429165621
Music No. IMP060 Criterion Collection

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