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| Film | | United Kingdom | B&W | 1h 36min |
Stars: Leslie Howard, Wendy Hiller, Wilfrid Lawson | Directors: Anthony Asquith, Leslie Howard

A professor of phonetics takes a bet that he can turn a Cockney flower seller in six months into a lady who can pass as a duchess

Reviews (1)

Perfectly splendid Shavian comedy of bad manners, extremely well filmed and containing memorable lines and performances; subsequently turned into the musical My Fair Lady. One of the most heartening and adult British films of the thirties. (Halliwell’s)

Cast (15)

Leslie Howard
Professor Henry Higgins
British actress Wendy Hiller in a photograph from Carol Reed’s 1951 film, Outcast of the Islands
Eliza Doolittle
Wilfrid Lawson
Alfred Doolittle
Marie Lohr
Mrs Higgins
Scott Sunderland
Colonel George 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
Main title from The Tenth Man (1936) featuring Iris Hoey
Ysabel, Social Reporter
Viola Tree
Perfide, Social Reporter
Irene Browne
Kate Cutler
Grand Old Lady
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Anthony Asquith
Leslie Howard


Gabriel Pascal



Production company

Gabriel Pascal Productions
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