My fair lady

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At one time the longest-running Broadway musical, My Fair Lady was adapted by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe from the George Bernard Shaw comedy Pygmalion. Outside Covent Garden on a rainy evening in 1912, dishevelled cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle (Audrey Hepburn) meets linguistic expert Henry Higgins (Rex Harrison). After delivering a musical tirade against "verbal class distinction," Higgins tells his companion Colonel Pickering (Wilfred Hyde-White) that, within six months, he could transform Eliza into a proper lady, simply by teaching her proper English. The next morning, face and hands freshly scrubbed, Eliza presents herself on Higgins' doorstep, offering to pay him to teach her to be a lady. "It's almost irresistable," clucks Higgins. "She's so deliciously low. So horribly dirty." He turns his mission into a sporting proposition, making a bet with Pickering that he can accomplish his six-month miracle to turn Eliza into a lady. This is one of the all-time great movie musicals, featuring classic songs and the legendary performances of Harrison, repeating his stage role after Cary Grant wisely turned down the movie job, and Stanley Holloway as Eliza's dustman father. Julie Andrews originated the role of Eliza on Broadway but producer Jack Warner felt that Andrews, at the time unknown beyond Broadway, wasn't bankable; Hepburn's singing was dubbed by Marni Nixon, who also dubbed Natalie Wood in West Side Story (1961). Andrews instead made Mary Poppins, for which she was given the Best Actress Oscar, beating out Hepburn. The movie, however, won Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor for Harrison, and five other Oscars, and it remains one of the all-time best movie musicals. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi
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Halloway, Stanley,1890-1982.
Loewe, Frederick,1901-1988,composer.
Harrison, Rex,actor.
Lerner, Alan Jay,1918-1986,screenwriter,lyricist.
Holloway, Stanley,actor.
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Grouped Work ID48166acd-aef9-f03b-3a41-ec0998e96f41
Grouping Titlemy fair lady
Grouping Authorwarner bros pictures
Grouping Categorymovie
Last Grouping Update2020-01-20 15:06:15PM
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auth_author2Allen, Gene, 1918-2015,
Beaton, Cecil, 1904-1980,
Bikel, Theodore,
Bikel, Theodore.
Brett, Jeremy, 1933-1995,
Brett, Jeremy, 1933-1995.
Cooper, Gladys, 1888-1971,
Cooper, Gladys, 1888-1971.
Cukor, George, 1899-1983,
Cukor, George, 1899-1983.
Elsom, Isobel, 1893-1981,
Elsom, Isobel, 1893-1981.
Halloway, Stanley, 1890-1982.
Harrison, Rex,
Harrison, Rex.
Hepburn, Audrey, 1929-1993,
Hepburn, Audrey, 1929-1993.
Holland, John, 1908-1993,
Holloway, Stanley,
Hopkins, George James,
Hyde-White, Wilfrid,
Hyde-White, Wilfrid.
Lerner, Alan Jay, 1918-1986,
Lerner, Alan Jay, 1918-1986.
Levin, Herman, 1907-1990,
Levin, Herman, 1907-1990.
Loewe, Frederick, 1901-1988,
Loewe, Frederick, 1901-1988.
Pan, Hermes, 1905-1990,
Previn, André, 1929-2019,
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950.
Stradling, Harry, 1901-1970,
Tucker, Robert (Arranger),
Warner, Jack L., 1892-1978,
Warner, Jack L., 1892-1978.
Washbourne, Mona, 1903-1988,
Washbourne, Mona, 1903-1988.
Ziegler, William,
author2-roleAllen, Gene,1918-2015,art director.
Allen, Gene,1918-2015,consultant.
Beaton, Cecil,1904-1980,costume designer,set designer.
Bikel, Theodore,actor.
Bikel, Theodore.
Brett, Jeremy,1933-1995,actor.
Brett, Jeremy,1933-1995.
CBS Blu-ray (Firm),film distributor.
CBS DVD (Firm)
Cooper, Gladys,1888-1971,actor.
Cooper, Gladys,1888-1971.
Cukor, George,1899-1983,director.
Cukor, George,1899-1983,film director.
Cukor, George,1899-1983.
Elsom, Isobel,1893-1981,actor.
Elsom, Isobel,1893-1981.
Halloway, Stanley,1890-1982.
Harrison, Rex,actor,singer.
Harrison, Rex,actor.
Harrison, Rex.
Hepburn, Audrey,1929-1993,actor.
Hepburn, Audrey,1929-1993.
Holland, John,1908-1993,actor.
Holloway, Stanley,actor,singer.
Holloway, Stanley,actor.
Hopkins, George James,consultant.
Hopkins, George James,set designer.
Hyde-White, Wilfrid,actor,singer.
Hyde-White, Wilfrid,actor.
Hyde-White, Wilfrid.
Lerner, Alan Jay,1918-1986,screenwriter,lyricist.
Lerner, Alan Jay,1918-1986,screenwriter.
Lerner, Alan Jay,1918-1986.
Lerner, Alan Jay,1918-1986.My fair lady.
Levin, Herman,1907-1990,producer.
Levin, Herman,1907-1990.
Loewe, Frederick,1901-1988,composer.
Loewe, Frederick,1901-1988.My fair lady.
Pan, Hermes,1905-1990,choreographer.
Paramount Pictures Corporation,film distributor.
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Previn, André,1929-2019,conductor,musical director.
Previn, André,1929-2019,conductor.
Shaw, Bernard,1856-1950.
Shaw, Bernard,1856-1950.Pygmalion.
Stradling, Harry,1901-1970,director of photography.
Tucker, Robert(Arranger),arranger of music.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967),publisher.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Warner, Jack L.,1892-1978,film producer.
Warner, Jack L.,1892-1978,producer.
Warner, Jack L.,1892-1978.
Washbourne, Mona,1903-1988,actor.
Washbourne, Mona,1903-1988.
Ziegler, William,editor.
Ziegler, William,film editor.
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City and town life
City and town life -- England -- London -- Drama
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English language -- Dialects -- Morphology
English language -- Dialects -- Morphology -- Drama
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Feature films -- United States
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French language materials -- Bilingual
Lerner, Alan Jay, -- 1918-1986
Lerner, Alan Jay, -- 1918-1986. -- Film adaptations
Linguistics teachers -- Drama
London (England) -- Drama
London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Drama
Man-woman relationships
Man-woman relationships -- Drama
Man-woman relationships -- England -- London -- Drama
Manners and customs
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Shaw, Bernard, -- 1856-1950
Shaw, Bernard, -- 1856-1950. -- Film adaptations
Single women
Single women -- Drama
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Speech and social status -- Drama
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Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Drama
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title_displayMy fair lady
title_fullMy fair lady / Screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner ; produced by Jack L. Warner ; directed by George Cukor
My fair lady / screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner ; produced by Jack L. Warner ; directed by George Cukor
My fair lady [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures ; lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner ; music by Frederick Loewe ; screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner ; produced by Jack L. Warner ; directed by George Cukor
My fair lady [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures ; produced by Herman Levin ; screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner ; produced by Jack L. Warner ; directed by George Cukor
My fair lady [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures ; producer, Jack L. Warner ; screenplay, Alan Jay Lerner ; director, George Cukor
title_shortMy fair lady
City and town life
Conduct of life
English language
Lerner, Alan Jay
Linguistics teachers
Man-woman relationships
Manners and customs
Shaw, Bernard
Single women
Social conditions
Social life and customs
Speech and social status
Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
Working class