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)
|Best Actor||Rex Harrison||Won|
|Best Supporting Actor||Stanley Holloway||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Actress||Gladys Cooper||Nominated|
|Best Art Direction||Art Direction: Gene Allen, Cecil Beaton; Set Decoration: George James Hopkins||Won|
|Best Cinematography||Harry Stradling||Won|
|Best Costume Design||Cecil Beaton||Won|
|Best Director||George Cukor||Won|
|Best Film Editing||William Ziegler||Nominated|
|Best Music - Scoring||Andre Previn||Won|
|Best Picture||Jack L. Warner, Producer||Won|
|Best Writing||Alan Jay Lerner||Nominated|
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Eliza Doolittle: Come on, Dover, move yer bloomin' arse!
Mrs. Higgins: Henry! What a disagreeable surprise.
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The American Marni Nixon had to practice a Cockney accent before she could dub all of Audrey Hepburn's singing in the movie.
Jeremy Brett, who celebrated his 30th birthday during filming, was very surprised to learn that all of his singing was to be dubbed by a 43-year-old American named Bill Shirley, especially since his own singing voice at that time was remarkably good.
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