G | | Drama, Family, Musical
A snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.
The "marbles" Higgins puts in Eliza's mouth are actually grapes.
Don't just stand there, Freddy, go and find a cab.
Freddy Eynsford-Hill: All right, I'll get it, I'll get it.
In the number "With a Little Bit of Luck", as Alfred Doolittle walks to the left side of the screen and sings, "They're always throwing goodness at you, but with a little bit o' luck a man can duck," the camera pans far enough to the left to reveal the tracks of a modern rubber tire in the dirt, probably made by the camera dolly or a mobile light stand.
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".
In the remastered version of the film, some of the scene changes are changed from sudden cuts to wipe outs, as they probably were when the film was released. When CBS Fox released it on video originally, they were changed to sudden cuts.
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