My fair lady

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 nex...

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Main Author: Loewe, Frederick, 1901-1988. (Composer)
Corporate Authors: Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967), Warner Home Video (Firm)
Other Authors: Warner, Jack L., 1892-1978. (Producer), Lerner, Alan Jay, 1918-1986. (Screenwriter, Lyricist), Cukor, George, 1899-1983. (Director), Hepburn, Audrey, 1929-1993. (Actor), Harrison, Rex. (Actor), Holloway, Stanley. (Actor), Hyde-White, Wilfrid. (Actor), Cooper, Gladys, 1888-1971. (Actor), Brett, Jeremy, 1933-1995. (Actor), Bikel, Theodore. (Actor), Washbourne, Mona, 1903-1988. (Actor), Elsom, Isobel, 1893-1981. (Actor), Stradling, Harry, 1901-1970. (Cinematographer), Allen, Gene., Ziegler, William., Pan, Hermes, 1905-1990., Previn, André, 1929-2019., Beaton, Cecil, 1904-1980., Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950.
Format: Video DVD
Language:English
French
Spanish
Published:Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2004]
Edition:Two-disc special edition.
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Summary: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.
Item Description:Originally produced as a motion picture in 1964.
"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.
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)."
Physical Description:2 videodiscs (approximately 173 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Format:DVD, Region 1, widescreen (2.20:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0 mono.
Production 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.
ISBN:079078534X
9780790785349
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