The Importance of Being Earnest (1938)

In 1890s London, two friends use the same pseudonym ("Ernest") for their on-the-sly activities. Hilarity ensues.

Writer:

Oscar Wilde

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Cast

Credited cast:
Vivienne Bennett Vivienne Bennett ... Honourable Gwendolen Fairfax
Reginald Brooke Reginald Brooke ... Merriman
Barbara Everest Barbara Everest ... Lady Bracknell
Mario Francelli Mario Francelli ... Dr. Chasuble
Thea Holme Thea Holme ... Cecily Cardew
Stuart Latham Stuart Latham ... Lane
Alan Wheatley ... Lane
Winifred Willard Winifred Willard ... Miss Prism
John Wyse John Wyse ... John Worthing, J.P.
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In 1890s London, two friends use the same pseudonym ("Ernest") for their on-the-sly activities. Hilarity ensues.

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Genres:

Comedy

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 September 1938 (UK) See more »

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The film takes place in 1895. See more »

Connections

Version of The Importance of Being Earnest (1946) See more »

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