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The Resource Oscar Wilde's The importance of being earnest, the J. Arthur Rank Organisation presents an Anthony Asquith production ; directed by Anthony Asquith ; produced by Teddy Baird, (videorecording)

Oscar Wilde's The importance of being earnest, the J. Arthur Rank Organisation presents an Anthony Asquith production ; directed by Anthony Asquith ; produced by Teddy Baird, (videorecording)

Label
Oscar Wilde's The importance of being earnest
Title
Oscar Wilde's The importance of being earnest
Statement of responsibility
the J. Arthur Rank Organisation presents an Anthony Asquith production ; directed by Anthony Asquith ; produced by Teddy Baird
Title variation
  • Importance of being earnest
  • Anthony Asquith's The importance of being earnest
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A witty, delightful story about a lovestruck suitor named Jack whose fiancee can only love a man named Ernest
Member of
Cataloging source
WIQ
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Importance of being earnest (Motion picture : 1952)
Credits note
Director of photography, Desmond Dickinson ; film editor, John D. Guthridge ; music composed and conducted by Benjamin Frankel
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
English with optional English subtitles for the deaf or hearing impaired
LC call number
PR5818.I4
LC item number
A38 2002
PerformerNote
Michael Redgrave (Ernest Worthing), Richard Wattis (Seton), Michael Denison (Algernon Moncrieff), Walter Hudd (Lane), Edith Evans (Lady Bracknell), Joan Greenwood (Gwendolyn Fairfax), Dorothy Tutin (Cecily Cardew), Margaret Rutherford (Miss Prism), Miles Malleson (Canon Chasuble), Aubrey Mather (Merriman)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1902-1968
  • 1898-1963
  • 1888-1976
  • 1921-1987
  • 1930-2001
  • 1892-1972
  • 1885-1958
  • 1854-1900
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Asquith, Anthony
  • Baird, Teddy
  • Redgrave, Michael
  • Wattis, Richard
  • Denison, Michael
  • Hudd, Walter
  • Evans, Edith
  • Greenwood, Joan
  • Tutin, Dorothy
  • Rutherford, Margaret
  • Malleson, Miles
  • Mather, Aubrey
  • Wilde, Oscar
  • Rank Organisation
  • Janus Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
95
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
158
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wilde, Oscar
  • England
  • Aristocracy (Social class)
  • Man-woman relationships
Technique
live action
Label
Oscar Wilde's The importance of being earnest, the J. Arthur Rank Organisation presents an Anthony Asquith production ; directed by Anthony Asquith ; produced by Teddy Baird, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the play by Oscar Wilde
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1952
  • From the Janus collection
  • Special features: rare production stills with notes by film historian Bruce Eder and original theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Special features: Full screen version -- Digital transfer -- Rere production stills with notes by film historian Burde Eder -- Original theatrical trailer -- Language: English -- Subtitles: English
Control code
ocm50186936
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (95 min.)
Isbn
9780780024984
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429165621
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
IMP060
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 296786
System details
DVD, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital, mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Oscar Wilde's The importance of being earnest, the J. Arthur Rank Organisation presents an Anthony Asquith production ; directed by Anthony Asquith ; produced by Teddy Baird, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the play by Oscar Wilde
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1952
  • From the Janus collection
  • Special features: rare production stills with notes by film historian Bruce Eder and original theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Special features: Full screen version -- Digital transfer -- Rere production stills with notes by film historian Burde Eder -- Original theatrical trailer -- Language: English -- Subtitles: English
Control code
ocm50186936
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (95 min.)
Isbn
9780780024984
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429165621
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
IMP060
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 296786
System details
DVD, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital, mono
Video recording format
DVD

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