1952 film The Importance of Being Earnest clip

Enjoy these clips from the 1952 film of Oscar Wilde’s play, “The Importance of Being Earnest,” starring Dame Edith Evans (Lady Bracknell), Michael Redgrace (Jack Worthing), Joan Greenwood (Gwendolyn), Michael Denison (Algernon), and Dorothy Tutin (Cecily).

The handbag scene:

The engagement of Cecily and Algernon:

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