My fair lady
(DVD)

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Format
DVD
Edition
2-disc special edition.
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (approximately 172 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
UPC
085392888528

Notes

General Note
Title from container.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1964.
General Note
Based on the play "Pygmalion" by George Shaw.
General Note
Special features: Disc 1: 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).
Creation/Production Credits
Cinematographer, Harry Stradling ; art director, Gene Allen ; editor, William Ziegler ; music, Frederick Loewe ; costume designer, Cecil Beaton ; production designer, Cecil Benton.
Participants/Performers
Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Halloway, Wilfird Hyde-White, Gladys Cooper, Jeremy Brett, Theodore Bikel, Mona Washbourne, Isobel Elsom.
Description
Outside Covent Garden on a rainy evening in 1912, cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle, meets linguistic expert Henry Higgins. Higgins, in turn, bets with 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.
System Details
DVD, Region 1, widescreen (2.20:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0 mono.
Language
English or dubbed French dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Awards
Winner of 8 Academy Awards including Best Picture (1964).
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APA Citation (style guide)

Warner, J. L., Lerner, A. J., Cukor, G., Hepburn, A., Harrison, R., Halloway, S., Hyde-White, W., Cooper, G., Brett, J., Bikel, T., Washbourne, M., Elsom, I., Stradling, H., Allen, G., Ziegler, W., Loewe, F., Beaton, C., & Shaw, B. (2004). My fair lady. 2-disc special edition. Burbank, CA: Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Jack L. Warner et al.. 2004. My Fair Lady. Burbank, CA: Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Jack L. Warner et al., My Fair Lady. Burbank, CA: Warner Home Video, 2004.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Warner, Jack L., et al. My Fair Lady. 2-disc special edition. Burbank, CA: Warner Home Video, 2004. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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