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The Resource My fair lady, Warner Bros. Pictures ; lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner ; music by Frederick Loewe ; screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner ; produced by Jack L. Warner ; directed by George Cukor, (videorecording)

My fair lady, Warner Bros. Pictures ; lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner ; music by Frederick Loewe ; screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner ; produced by Jack L. Warner ; directed by George Cukor, (videorecording)

Label
My fair lady
Title
My fair lady
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures ; lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner ; music by Frederick Loewe ; screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner ; produced by Jack L. Warner ; directed by George Cukor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • por
  • eng
Summary
Arrogant, irascible, and misogynistic professor of phonetics Henry Higgins believes that the accent and tone of one's voice determines a person's prospects in society. He boasts to a new acquaintance, Colonel Hugh Pickering--also an expert in phonetics--that he could teach any woman to speak so "properly" that he could pass her off as a duchess at an embassy ball. He chooses as an example a sassy, young working-class London flower seller from the slums, Eliza Doolittle, who has a strong Cockney accent. Can Higgins turn Eliza into a duchess? And will Eliza care to remain a lady for long? When the humble flower girl blossoms into the toast of London's elite, her teacher may have a lesson or two to learn himself
Member of
Awards note
Academy Award, 1965: Best Sound (George Groves); Best art direction-set decoration, color (Gene Allen, Cecil Beaton, George James Hopkins); Best costume design, color (Cecil Beaton); Best cinematography, color (Harry Stradling Sr.); Best music, scoring of music, adaptation or treatment (André Previn); Best actor in a leading role (Rex Harrison); Best director (George Cukor); Best picture (Jack L. Warner).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
My fair lady (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Harry Stradling ; art director, Gene Allen ; editor, William Ziegler ; set decorator, George James Hopkins ; choreographer, Hermes Pan ; additional music by Frederick Loewe ; vocal arrangements, Robert Tucker ; costumes, scenery, and production designed by Cecil Beaton ; music supervised and conducted by André Previn ; restored by Robert A. Harris and James C. Katz
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Rated G; Canadian Home Video rating: PG
Language note
English dialogue, optional subtitles in Brazilian Portuguese; closed captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.M943 2009
PerformerNote
Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Gladys Cooper, Jeremy Brett, Theodore Bikel, Mona Washbourne, Isobel Elsom, John Holland
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1918-1986
  • 1901-1988
  • 1892-1978
  • 1899-1983
  • 1929-1993
  • 1888-1971
  • 1933-1995
  • 1903-1988
  • 1893-1981
  • 1908-1993
  • 1901-1970
  • 1918-
  • 1905-1990
  • 1904-1980
  • 1929-2019
  • 1901-1988
  • 1918-1986
  • 1907-1990
  • 1856-1950
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lerner, Alan Jay
  • Loewe, Frederick
  • Warner, Jack L.
  • Cukor, George
  • Hepburn, Audrey
  • Harrison, Rex
  • Holloway, Stanley
  • Hyde-White, Wilfrid
  • Cooper, Gladys
  • Brett, Jeremy
  • Washbourne, Mona
  • Elsom, Isobel
  • Holland, John
  • Stradling, Harry
  • Bikel, Theodore
  • Ziegler, William
  • Allen, Gene
  • Hopkins, George James
  • Pan, Hermes
  • Beaton, Cecil
  • Tucker, Robert
  • Previn, André
  • Loewe, Frederick
  • Lerner, Alan Jay
  • Levin, Herman
  • Shaw, Bernard
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • CBS DVD (Firm)
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
Runtime
172
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • English language
  • Single women
  • Women
  • Working class
  • Speech and social status
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Women
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • City and town life
  • City and town life
  • English language
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Manners and customs
  • Single women
  • Speech and social status
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Women
  • Women
  • Working class
  • London (England)
  • London (England)
  • England
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
My fair lady, Warner Bros. Pictures ; lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner ; music by Frederick Loewe ; screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner ; produced by Jack L. Warner ; directed by George Cukor, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based upon the musical play produced on the stage by Herman Levin, book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, music by Frederick Loewe, from a play by Bernard Shaw
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1964
  • Special features: Audio commentary; Vintage featurettes: 1963 production kick-off dinner (b&w) (23 min.); George Cukor directs Baroness Bina Rothchild [audio with slide show] (3 min.); The fairest "Fair Lady" (10 min.); Los Angeles premiere (b&w) (5 min.); Rex Harrison Golden Globe acceptance speech (1 min.); Academy Awards ceremony highlights (b&w) ( 30 sec.); Alternate Audrey Hepburn vocals; Posters and lobby cards with Rex Harrison radio interview [slide show] (1 min.); Comments on a lady (2 min.); Trailers (9 min.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocn440853278
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (2 hr., 52 min.)
Isbn
9781415751565
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097368719644
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
87196
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital stereo.; widescreen (16:9) presentation, enhanced for 16x9 televisions
Video recording format
DVD
Label
My fair lady, Warner Bros. Pictures ; lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner ; music by Frederick Loewe ; screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner ; produced by Jack L. Warner ; directed by George Cukor, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based upon the musical play produced on the stage by Herman Levin, book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, music by Frederick Loewe, from a play by Bernard Shaw
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1964
  • Special features: Audio commentary; Vintage featurettes: 1963 production kick-off dinner (b&w) (23 min.); George Cukor directs Baroness Bina Rothchild [audio with slide show] (3 min.); The fairest "Fair Lady" (10 min.); Los Angeles premiere (b&w) (5 min.); Rex Harrison Golden Globe acceptance speech (1 min.); Academy Awards ceremony highlights (b&w) ( 30 sec.); Alternate Audrey Hepburn vocals; Posters and lobby cards with Rex Harrison radio interview [slide show] (1 min.); Comments on a lady (2 min.); Trailers (9 min.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocn440853278
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (2 hr., 52 min.)
Isbn
9781415751565
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097368719644
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
87196
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital stereo.; widescreen (16:9) presentation, enhanced for 16x9 televisions
Video recording format
DVD

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