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The Importance of Being Earnest (15-Oct-1952)

Director: Anthony Asquith

Writer: Anthony Asquith

From a play by: Oscar Wilde

Music Composed and Conducted by: Benjamin Frankel

Producer: Teddy Baird

Keywords: Romantic Comedy

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Michael Denison
Actor
1-Nov-1915 22-Jul-1998 Shadowlands
Edith Evans
Actor
8-Feb-1888 14-Oct-1976 The Whisperers
Joan Greenwood
Actor
4-Mar-1921 27-Feb-1987 The Importance of Being Earnest
Michael Redgrave
Actor
20-Mar-1908 21-Mar-1985 Mourning Becomes Electra
Margaret Rutherford
Actor
11-May-1892 22-May-1972 The V.I.P.s
Dorothy Tutin
Actor
8-Apr-1930 6-Aug-2001 Savage Messiah
Richard Wattis
Actor
25-Feb-1912 1-Feb-1975 English comic actor

CAST

In order of appearance
Michael Redgrave   ...   Ernest Worthing (wealthy bachelor)
Richard Wattis   ...   Seton (Worthing's butler)
Michael Denison   ...   Algernon Moncrieff (not nearly so rich)
Walter Hudd   ...   Lane (Algernon's butler)
Edith Evans   ...   Lady Bracknell (Algernon's aunt)
Joan Greenwood   ...   Gwendolen Fairfax (Algernon's cousin)
Dorothy Tutin   ...   Cecily Cardew (Jack's ward)
Margaret Rutherford   ...   Miss Prism (spinster)
Miles Malleson   ...   Canon Chasuble
Aubrey Mather   ...   Merriman (butler)

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