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Pygmalion (1983)

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The original Broadway production of "Pygmalion" opened at the Park Theater opening October 12, 1914 and ran for 72 performances. The play premiered in a German translation at the Hofburg Theatre in Vienna on October 16, 1913 and in English at His Majesty's Theatre in London on April 11, 1914. The British production starred 'Mrs Patrick Campbell' and Herbert Beerbohm Tree. See more »

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Margot Kidder, Peter O'Toole and Pygmalion.The best!
25 October 2004 | by (Madison Heights, Michigan) – See all my reviews

I have read Pygmalion and Shaw's postscript many times.It has been my annual practice to review it, re-read it and enjoy it every summer during a long vacation on Mackinac Island.And every time, I discovered something new in this wonderful play, When I saw the film with O'Toole and Ms. Kidder I was astounded, this was the finest production of this play I had ever seen.Peter O'Toole's Henry Higgins was exactly the loud, physical character that Shaw described. Margot Kidder was even more amazing. Her performance was brilliant. To compare this film with other efforts is impossible. My Fair Lady is not Pygmalion and the l934 film,although very good,has a completely contrived Hollywood ending since Shaw in his epilogue reveals that Liza marries Freddie.


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