G | | Drama, Family, Musical
A misogynistic and snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.
Although most of the art direction and costume designing credit went to Cecil Beaton, art director Gene Allen would later go on record to say that Beaton only designed the women's clothes and had no part in the actual designs of the sets, though he insisted on taking the... ...
Don't just stand there, Freddy, go and find a cab.
Freddy Eynsford-Hill: All right, I'll get it, I'll get it.
When Eliza sings "I Could Have Danced All Night", she goes into the bathroom, turns on the tap, and wets a washcloth which she presses against her chin and neck. She never turns off the tap, and it is still running as she exits the bathroom. In the next shot, you see one of the maids turn off the bathroom light, but she doesn't lean over and turn off the tap.
In the posters, playbills and the original cast album for the stage version of "My Fair Lady", the credits always read "based on Bernard Shaw's 'Pygmalion' ", letting the audience know what play "My Fair Lady" was actually adapted from. The movie credits simply read "from a play by Bernard Shaw".
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