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My Fair Lady Overview:

My Fair Lady (1964) was a Drama - Family Film directed by George Cukor and produced by Jack L. Warner.

The film was based on the musical of the same name written by Alan Jay Lerner performed at the Mark Hellinger Theatre, NY, & Broadhurst Theatre, NY & Broadway Theatre, NY from Mar 15, 1956 - Sep 29, 1962.

Academy Awards 1964 --- Ceremony Number 37 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActorRex HarrisonWon
Best Supporting ActorStanley HollowayNominated
Best Supporting ActressGladys CooperNominated
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Gene Allen, Cecil Beaton; Set Decoration: George James HopkinsWon
Best CinematographyHarry StradlingWon
Best Costume DesignCecil BeatonWon
Best DirectorGeorge CukorWon
Best Film EditingWilliam ZieglerNominated
Best Music - ScoringAndre PrevinWon
Best PictureJack L. Warner, ProducerWon
Best WritingAlan Jay LernerNominated
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BlogHub Articles:

31 Days of Oscar Blogathon 2015 (Week 3: The Crafts) : My Fair Lady and the Outstanding Costumes of Cecil Beaton

By The Wonderful World of Cinema on Feb 18, 2015 From The Wonderful World of Cinema

I have to say that Cecil Beaton is my favourite photographer, but he was also an incredible costume designer. He created the costumes of 14 movies: Kipps, Dangerous Moonlight, On Approval, The Young Mr. Pitt, Anna Karenina (1948), An Ideal Husband, Beware of Pity, Dandy Dick, The Truth about Women, ... Read full article


My Fair Lady (1964)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jan 19, 2014 From 4 Star Films

Adapted from the play Pygmalion, originally written by George Bernard Shaw, My Fair Lady stars Audrey Hepburn and Rex Harrison. It follows a speech therapist (Harrison) as he tries to win a bet with an old acquaintance that he can pass off a poor flower girl as a duchess. He takes Eliza Doolittle (H... Read full article


On the set of “My Fair Lady” (1964)

By Art on Feb 4, 2013 From Classic Cinema Gold

Behind the scenes of “My Fair Lady” (1964), directed by George Cukor and starring Audrey Hepburn as the flower girl Eliza Doolittle and Rex Harrison as the arrogant phonetics professor Henry Higgins who wagers that he can take Eliza and turn her Cockney accent into a proper English one, ... Read full article


My Fair Lady (George Cukor, 1964)

By Judy on Oct 18, 2012 From Movie Classics

Audrey Hepburn My Fair Lady has one of the greatest scores of any musical, by Lerner and Loewe, with many songs which have become standards, such as With a Little Bit of Luck, Wouldn’t It Be Loverly and On the Street Where You Live. It is also one of the most gorgeous musicals to look at, making ful... Read full article


Classic Hats…. Audrey Hepburn from “My Fair Lady”

By Art on Feb 21, 2011 From Classic Cinema Gold

Classic Hats by Audrey Hepburn –  My Fair Lady (1964) Audrey Hepburn Audrey Hepburn Audrey Hepburn Audrey Hepburn Audrey Hepburn Audrey Hepburn Share: • Posted by Art • Monday, February 21st, 20... Read full article


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Quotes from

Mrs. Higgins: Where's the girl now?
Professor Henry Higgins: She's being pinned. Some of the clothes we bought her didn't quite fit. I told Pickering we should have taken her with us.


Professor Henry Higgins: She's so deliciously low. So horribly dirty.


Professor Henry Higgins: You impudent hussy!


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Facts about

The movie was advertised as the most eagerly anticipated production since Gone with the Wind.
Robert Coote was nominated for the 1962 Tony Award (New York City) for Supporting or Features Actor in a Musical for "My Fair Lady" for his role as Colonel Pickering and recreated that role in the 1976 Broadway revival.
Amusement park trams were rented to carry ballroom scene extras across the studio lot, in order to prevent their makeup and costumes from getting dirty or damaged.
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