THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
Saturday, January 8 at 2:30*
* Introduction by author Matthew Sturgis, author of Oscar Wilde: A Life, recorded especially for this screening.
Based on the play by Oscar Wilde.
Starring Michael Redgrave, Edith Evans, Michael Denison, Margaret Rutherford
(1952, Anthony Asquith) The grace, wit and intelligence of Oscar Wilde’s classic comedy of manners are perfectly realized in this Technicolor gem. Edith Evans, Michael Redgrave, Joan Greenwood and Margaret Rutherford star. 35mm. Approx. 95 min.
Presented with support from the R.G. Rifkind Foundation Endowment for Queer Cinema and the Ada Katz Fund for Literature in Film.