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Pygmalion (1939)

03/03/1939 (US) DramaComedy 1h 36m

He picked up a girl from the gutter - and changed her into a glamorous society butterfly !


When linguistics professor Henry Higgins boasts that he can pass off Cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle as a princess with only six months' training, Colonel George Pickering takes him up on the bet. Eliza moves into Higgins's home and begins her rigorous training after the professor comes to a financial agreement with her dustman father, Alfred. But the plucky young woman is not the only one undergoing a transformation.

  1. Anthony Asquith


  2. Leslie Howard


  3. George Bernard Shaw


Top Billed Cast

  1. Leslie Howard

    Leslie Howard

    Prof. Henry Higgins

  2. Wendy Hiller

    Wendy Hiller

    Eliza Doolittle

  3. Wilfrid Lawson

    Wilfrid Lawson

    Alfred Doolittle

  4. Marie Lohr

    Marie Lohr

    Mrs. Higgins

  5. Scott Sunderland

    Colonel George Pickering

  6. Jean Cadell

    Jean Cadell

    Mrs. Pearce

  7. David Tree

    Freddy Eynsford-Hill

  8. Everley Gregg

    Everley Gregg

    Mrs. Eynsford-Hill

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