My Fair LadyGoofs
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As Eliza collects coins from the ground just before the "Wouldn't It Be Loverly" number, a man in the background standing on a cart calls out, "You're no Eastender, kid! We've got a bloomin' heiress in our midst." There's an odd extra syllable between the two lines, which explained by the subtitles (on the 1998 DVD release); these read, "Shouldn't we stand up, gentlemen? We've got a bloomin' heiress in our midst." Presumably the subtitles are based on the original script and/or dialogue track, and the first sentence was spliced out for the final release, in favor of the "You're no Eastender, kid!" line.
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.
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Eliza Doolittle is not speaking with a 'Cockney Accent' as she is from Lisson Grove, North London. To be a Cockney you must be born within the sound of Bow Bells, which technically applies only to that area of East London. It is highly unlikely that Professor Higgins and Colonel Pickering would not have been in communication, speaking of mutual visits to England and India, prior to their 'accidental' meeting in Covent Garden. Eliza calls Colonel Pickering 'Captain', which is correct English. In the original play this word is written as 'Cap'n', which is how it would pronounced by Eliza the flower girl. WHen Eliza comes for the speech lessons from Higgins, her accent becomes almost Australian when she rebukes Higgins for charging as much to speak her own language. The truest Eliza would be exactly as she is, a rough speaking Londoner, who is taught to speak correctly. Not a practically titled Audrey Hepburn or Northerner Wendy Hiller in the 1938 film Pygmalion or the speculated remake with Emma Watson. The accent will never ring true otherwise and is something of a passing over of talented local actors, to give established names more fame.
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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.