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My fair lady [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; produced by Jack L. Warner ; screenplay, book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner ; music by Frederick Loewe ; directed by George Cukor.

Publication:
[S.l. : s.n., 20--].
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (173 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950 -- Film adaptations.
Man-woman relationships -- England -- London -- Drama.
Speech and social status -- England -- London -- Drama.
Social classes -- England -- London -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Comedy films.
Musicals.
System Details:
DVD-R.
Summary:
Professor Higgins, a linguist, has to win the bet that any common Cockney girl, once taught to speak properly, can pass as a duchess in London society.
Participant:
Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway, Wilfrid Hyde- White, Gladys Cooper, Jeremy Brett, Theodore Bikel, Mona Washbourne.
Credits:
Director of photography, Harry Stradling; editor, William Ziegler ; costume, scenery & production, Cecil Beaton ; choreography, Hermes Pan ; vocals, Marni Nixon ; conductor, André Previn.
Notes:
Based on the play by Bernard Shaw.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1964.
Special features: Length audio commentaries art director Gene Allan, singer Marni Nixon and restorers Robert A. Harris and James C. Katz ; behind the scene documentary "The fairest fair lady" ; alternate Audrey Hepburn vocal versions of "Show me" and "Wouldn't it be laverly?" ; interactive menus, 4 theatrical trailers ; scene access.
Academy Awards: Best picture and 7 other Oscars, 1964.
Local notes:
Presented to the Penn Libraries by Harvey Sheldon.
Penn Provenance:
Sheldon, Harvey (donor)
Contributor:
Cukor, George, 1899-1983 , Director
Warner, Jack L., 1892-1978 , Producer
Lerner, Alan Jay, 1918-1986 , Lyricist, Screenwriter
Loewe, Frederick, 1901-1988. , Composer
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
Nixon, Marni. ,
Previn, André, 1929-2019 , Conductor
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950. , Author
Warner Bros. Pictures. , Producer
Harvey Sheldon Jewish American Music Video Research Library (University of Pennsylvania)
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