Saturday, September 12, 2015

My Fair Lady (1964) - (Audrey Hepburn) German two-sheet

My Fair Lady (1964) - (Audrey Hepburn) German two-sheet

This is a 36" x 46" German two-sheet poster designed by Bob Peak for the 1964 George Cukor film My Fair Lady based a the 1913 play Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw, adapted for the stage for musical production in 1938 by Lerner and Lowe, book and screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner and starring Audrey Hepburn as Eliza Doolittle. Plot summary: Phonetics professor Henry Higgins [Rex Harrison] takes on the task of teaching proper English and making presentable to society cockney flower seller Eliza Doolittle. Eliza turns out to be a good student who is soon able to pass as a person with royal blood. After a dispute with Higgins, Eliza tries unsuccessfully to return to her old life but finds she is now a misfit there. Higgins now wants her back! According to, Mami Nixon dubbed Hepburn's voice in all her songs except the first one, Just You Wait.

Cast and crew: Rex Harrison, Bob Peak, Stanley Holloway, Audrey Hepburn, George Cukor, George Bernard Shaw, Alan Jay Lerner, Gladys Cooper, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Jeremy Brett, Theodore Bikel, Mona Washbourne, Isobel Elsom, John Holland, Mami Nixon

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