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Pygmalion

Pygmalion(1939)

Also Known As: Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion |

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Brief Synopsis

A linguistics professor bets he can turn a flower girl into a lady by teaching her to speak properly.

Cast & Crew

Leslie Howard [Professor Henry] Higgins
Wendy Hiller Eliza [Doolittle]
Wilfrid Lawson [Alfred] Doolittle
Marie Lohr Mrs. Higgins
Scott Sunderland Colonel Pickering
Jean Cadell Mrs. Pearce
David Tree Freddy [Eynsford Hill]
Everley Gregg Mrs. Eynsford Hill
Leueen MacGrath Clara [Eynsford Hill]
Esme Percy Count Aristid Karpathy
Violet Vanbrugh Ambassadress
Iris Hoey Ysabel, social reporter
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York premiere: 1 Dec 1938
Release Date:  1939 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Wide Range System) Production Co:  Pascal Film Productions
Duration(mins):  87 or 89 Country:  Great Britain and United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • MY Alternate Ending

    noodles 2014-02-23

    I would've had Eliza run off with Colonel Pickering. MORE>

  • Pygmalion

    Dashiell Barnes 2012-10-25

    The first great adaptation of Shaw's famous play. A cranky phonetics professor tries to turn a cockney flower girl into a lady. Howard co-directed... MORE>

  • Pygmalion

    Mark Sutch 2011-04-14

    ***1/2 MORE>