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My Fair Lady (21-Oct-1964)

Director: George Cukor

Writer: Alan Jay Lerner

From a play: Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw

Music by: Frederick Loewe

Producer: Jack L. Warner

Keywords: Musical Comedy, Romantic Comedy, Wager

Phonetics professor Henry Higgins accepts a wager that he can makeover simple flower girl Eliza Dolittle and mold her into a proper high society dame. Musical adaptation of Shaw's Pygmalion with the ending altered. Won 8 Oscars including Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Director, Best Cinematography and Best Score; received nominations for Best Supporting Actor and Actress, Best Screenplay and Best Editing.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Theodore Bikel
Actor
2-May-1924   The Defiant Ones
Jeremy Brett
Actor
3-Nov-1933 12-Sep-1995 The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Gladys Cooper
Actor
18-Dec-1888 17-Nov-1971 My Fair Lady
Isobel Elsom
Actor
16-Mar-1893 12-Jan-1981 Ladies in Retirement
Rex Harrison
Actor
5-Mar-1908 2-Jun-1990 My Fair Lady
Audrey Hepburn
Actor
4-May-1929 20-Jan-1993 My Fair Lady
Stanley Holloway
Actor
1-Oct-1890 30-Jan-1982 Passport to Pimlico
Wilfrid Hyde-White
Actor
12-May-1903 6-May-1991 My Fair Lady

CAST

Starring
Audrey Hepburn   ...   Eliza
Rex Harrison   ...   Henry Higgins
Co-Starring
Stanley Holloway   ...   Alfred Doolittle
Wilfrid Hyde-White   ...   Col. Pickering
Gladys Cooper   ...   Mrs. Higgins
Jeremy Brett   ...   Freddie
Theodore Bikel   ...   Zoltan Karpathy
with
Mona Washbourne   ...   Mrs. Pearce
Isobel Elsom   ...   Mrs. Eynsford-Hill
John Holland   ...   Butler

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