Matinee Theatre (1955–1958)

The Importance of Being Earnest 

The formidable Lady Bracknell is quite willing that Algernon shall marry Cecily and her fortune. Jack, however, as Cecily's guardian, refuses his consent unless Lady Bracknell permits his marriage to Gwendolyn.

Director:

Alan Cooke

Writer:

Oscar Wilde (play)

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
John Conte John Conte ... Himself - Host
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hermione Gingold ... Lady Bracknell
Roberta Haynes Roberta Haynes
Roger Moore
Philip Tonge
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Storyline

The formidable Lady Bracknell is quite willing that Algernon shall marry Cecily and her fortune. Jack, however, as Cecily's guardian, refuses his consent unless Lady Bracknell permits his marriage to Gwendolyn.

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Language:

English

Release Date:

8 February 1957 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This episode takes place in 1895. See more »

Connections

Version of The Importance of Being Earnest (1938) See more »

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