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An Ideal Husband

  • Film

Time Out says

Producer/director Korda had fellow Hungarian Lajos Biro adapt Wilde's play for this rather turgid screen version, which has imported American star Goddard as a reasonable Mrs Cheveley, the Victorian adventuress whose blackmail attempt on politico Williams is stymied by nobleman Wilding's decisive counter-attack. Lots of technical gloss on display, including costumes by Cecil Beaton and Georges Périnal's elegant camerawork, but the film is so reverent towards its source material it's almost embalmed.
Written by TJ

Release Details

  • Duration:96 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Alexander Korda
  • Screenwriter:Lajos Biro
  • Cast:
    • Paulette Goddard
    • Michael Wilding
    • Diana Wynyard
    • Hugh Williams
    • C Aubrey Smith
    • Glynis Johns
    • Constance Collier
    • Michael Medwin
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