She acted in the Repertoire Season in the National Theatre at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England in Henrik Ibsen's play, "John Gabriel Borkman;" Rene Clair's play, "Grand Manoeuvres;" Peter Shaffer's play, "Equus;" George Bernard Shaw's play, "Heartbreak House;" Harold Pinter's play, "No Man's Land;" Samuel Beckett's play, ...
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Dame Wendy Hiller
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It's amazing what they give these awards for. All I seemed to do was walk in and out of doors and look over my shoulder at Burt Lancaster
. They cut out my two best scenes, you know. I was frightfully cross. - regarding her Oscar-winning work in Separate Tables
She played Eliza Doolittle in Pygmalion (1938) opposite Leslie Howard
as Professor Henry Higgins. Rex Harrison
, who also appeared in Major Barbara
(1941) with Hiller, played Professor Henry Higgins in the Lerner and Loewe musical My Fair Lady on Broadway, followed by the West End London production (both opposite Julie Andrews
as Eliza Doolittle) and in the My Fair Lady
(1964) opposite Audrey