Classic film based on Oscar Wilde's play about two wealthy bachelors who pretend to be the dashing but imaginary Ernest when courting two young ladies. Stars Michael Denison, Michael Redgrave, Margaret Rutherford, Miles Malleson, Dorothy Tutin and more.
It's light, beautifully judged and full of zip - which is in stark contrast with the stiff-as-a-board stodginess of Alexander Korda's 1947 Technicolour version of Wilde's An Ideal Husband.
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