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Title My fair lady [videorecording] / 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.

Imprint Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount : CBS DVD, [2009]
1 hold on first copy returned of 5 copies

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 PAS Lamanda Park Branch DVD    MYF    Available
 PAS Santa Catalina Branch DVD    MYF    Available
 PAS Santa Catalina Branch DVD    MYF    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Brand Library DVD.
Description 1 videodisc (2 hr., 52 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1964.
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.
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.).
Credits 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.
Cast Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Gladys Cooper, Jeremy Brett, Theodore Bikel, Mona Washbourne, Isobel Elsom, John Holland.
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.
Audience MPAA rating: G.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation ; Dolby Digital stereo.
Language English dialogue, optional subtitles in Brazilian Portuguese; closed-captioned.
Subject English language -- Dialects -- Morphology -- Drama.
Working class -- Drama.
Speech and social status -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Women -- Social conditions -- Drama.
London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Drama.
London (England) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Musical films.
Romance films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Lerner, Alan Jay, 1918-1986. Screenwriter. Lyricist.
Loewe, Frederick, 1901-1988. Composer.
Warner, Jack L., 1892-1978. Producer.
Cukor, George, 1899-1983. Director.
Hepburn, Audrey, 1929-1993. Actor.
Harrison, Rex. Actor. Singer.
Holloway, Stanley. Actor. Singer.
Hyde-White, Wilfrid. Actor. Singer.
Cooper, Gladys, 1888-1971. Actor.
Brett, Jeremy, 1933-1995. Actor.
Bikel, Theodore. Actor.
Washbourne, Mona, 1903-1988. Actor.
Elsom, Isobel, 1893-1981. Actor.
Holland, John, 1908-1993. Actor.
Stradling, Harry, 1901-1970. Cinematographer.
Allen, Gene, 1918- Consultant.
Ziegler, William. Film editor.
Hopkins, George James. Consultant.
Pan, Hermes, 1905-1990. Choreographer.
Tucker, Robert, arranger. Arranger.
Beaton, Cecil, 1904-1980. Costume designer. Set designer.
Previn, André, 1929- Conductor. Musical director.
Lerner, Alan Jay, 1918-1986. My fair lady. Author. Lyricist.
Loewe, Frederick, 1901-1988. My fair lady. Composer.
Levin, Herman, 1907-1990. Producer.
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
CBS DVD (Firm)
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Added Title My fair lady (Motion picture)
ISBN 1415751560
9781415751565
Standard No. 097368719644
Music No. 87196 CBS Home Entertainment

 
    
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