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Author: Jack L WarnerAlan Jay LernerGeorge CukorFrederick LoeweAudrey HepburnAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2004]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Two-disc special edView all editions and formats
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Outside Covent Garden on a rainy evening in 1912, cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle, meets linguistic expert Henry Higgins. Higgins, in turn, bets his companion, Colonel Pickering, 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, ready and willing to be turned  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Musical films
Drama
Film adaptations
Films for the hearing impaired
Teatro
Named Person: Bernard Shaw; Bernard Shaw
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jack L Warner; Alan Jay Lerner; George Cukor; Frederick Loewe; Audrey Hepburn; Rex Harrison; Stanley Holloway; Wilfrid Hyde-White; Gladys Cooper; Jeremy Brett; Theodore Bikel; Mona Washbourne; Isobel Elsom; Harry Stradling; Gene Allen; William Ziegler; Hermes Pan; André Previn; Cecil Beaton; Bernard Shaw; Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967); Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 079078534X 9780790785349
OCLC Number: 53816214
Language Note: English or dubbed French audio; optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: "Based upon the musical play as produced on the stage by Herman Levin. Book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner. Music by Frederick Lowe. From a play Bernard [sic] Shaw."--Opening credits.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1964.
Special features: Disc 1: Optional audio commentary by art director Gene Allen, singer Marni Nixon, and restoration team Robert A. Harris and James C. Katz; Disc 2: "More loverly than ever: the making of 'My fair lady' -- "Then and now"; "The production," all-new featurette on 1963 production-kickoff dinner; audio of George Cukor directing Baroness Bina Rothschild; Audrey Hepburn's alternate vocals for "Wouldn't it be loverly" and "Show me"; posters and lobby cards with Rex Harrison radio interview; "The fairest fair lady" making-of featurette; L.A. premiere footage; "Show me" galleries of black-and-white production stills, production documents, Cecil Beaton costume sketches, and architectural drawings; Rex Harrison's Golden Globe acceptance speech; 37th Academy Awards footage; testimonials from Martin Scorsese and Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lerner and Loewe trailers including Brigadoon ('54), Camelot ('67), Gigi ('58), My Fair Lady (original '64 and '94 re-release).
Credits: Cinematographer, Harry Stradling ; art director, Gene Allen ; editor, William Ziegler ; music, Frederick Loewe ; lyrics, Alan Jay Lerner ; choreographer, Hermes Pan ; costume, scenery and production designer, Cecil Beaton ; music supervised and conducted by Andre Previn.
Cast: Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Gladys Cooper, Jeremy Brett, Theodore Bikel, Mona Washbourne, Isobel Elsom.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: G.
Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 173 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, Region 1, widescreen (2.20:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0 mono.
Contents: Disc one: My fair lady. Disc two: Special features.
Other Titles: Best picture Oscar collection - musicals.
My fair lady (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; produced by Jack L. Warner ; screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner ; directed by George Cukor ; restored by Robert A. Harris ; restoration produced by James C. Katz.
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Outside Covent Garden on a rainy evening in 1912, cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle, meets linguistic expert Henry Higgins. Higgins, in turn, bets his companion, Colonel Pickering, 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, ready and willing to be turned into a lady.

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