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Edith Evans in The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     25 May   Oscar Wilde convicted, 1895 Dead at the age of only 46, with possibly his best years still to come, Oscar Wilde’s life was changed by his conviction for gross indecency with men,

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Edith Evans in The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest

      Fifty years after the making of this quintessentially British comic classic it was remade starring Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Judi Dench and the then almost incandescently hot Reese Witherspoon, to give it a bit of global appeal. That’s a great cast – three Oscar-winners and a scene-stealer par

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