My Fair Lady

Critics Consensus

George Cukor's elegant, colorful adaptation of the beloved stage play is elevated to new heights thanks to winning performances by Audrey Hepburn and Rex Harrison.

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My Fair Lady is now more "lovelier" than ever with a breathtaking new restoration playing in cinemas nationwide for a limited time only. In honor of its 50th Anniversary, this eight time OSCAR winning musical has been restored frame-by-frame from the original 65mm negative and scanned utilizing start-of-the-art technology under the supervision of Robert Harris (the famed film historian).

Cast

Rex Harrison
as Henry Higgins
Audrey Hepburn
as Eliza Doolittle
Stanley Holloway
as Alfred Doolittle
Wilfrid Hyde-White
as Col. Hugh Pickering
Gladys Cooper
as Mrs. Higgins
Jeremy Brett
as Freddie Eynsford-Hill
Theodore Bikel
as Zoltan Karpathy
Mona Washbourne
as Mrs. Pearce
Isobel Elsom
as Mrs. Eynsford-Hill
Veronica Rothschild
as Queen of Transylvania
Henry Daniell
as Prince of Transylvania
Alan Napier
as Ambassador
Oscar Beregi
as Greek Ambassador
Moyna MacGill
as Lady Boxington
Ben Wrigley
as Costermonger
Clive Halliday
as Costermonger
Richard Peel
as Costermonger
Eric Heath
as Costermonger
James O'Hara
as Costermonger
Kendrick Huxham
as Elegant Bystander
Frank Baker
as Elegant Bystander
Walter Burke
as Main Bystander
Queenie Leonard
as Cockney Bystander
Laurie Main
as Hoxton Man
Owen McGiveney
as Man at Coffee Stand
Marjorie Bennett
as Cockney with Pipe
Britannia Beatey
as Daughter of Elegant Bystander
Hilda Plowright
as Bystander
Jacqueline Squire
as Parlor Maid
Kai Farrelli
as Juggler
Joe Evans
as Cockney
Marie Busch
as Cockney
Andrew Brown
as Cockney
Dick Thomas
as Cockney
James Wood
as Cockney
Joy Tierney
as Cockney
Bill Shirley
as Freddy [singing]
Donna Day
as Cockney
Corinne Ross
as Cockney
David Robel
as Cockney
Iris Bristol
as Flower Girl
Alma Lawton
as Flower Girl
Ron Whelan
as Algernon/Bartender
Roy Dean
as Footman
Lillian Kemble-Cooper
as Lady Ambassador
Barbara Pepper
as Doolittle's Dance Partner
Ayllene Gibbons
as Fat Woman at Pub
Baroness Rothschild
as Queen of Transylvania
Ben Wright
as Footman at Ball
Oscar Beregi Jr.
as Greek Ambassador
Grady Sutton
as Ascot Type
Orville Sherman
as Ascot Type
Harvey B. Dunn
as Ascot Type
Barbara Morrison
as Ascot Type
Marni Nixon
as Eliza [singing]
Natalie Core
as Ascot Type
Helen Albrecht
as Ascot Type
Diana Bourbon
as Ascot Type
Colin Campbell
as Ascot Gavotte
Marjory Hawtrey
as Ad Libs at Ascot
Paulle Clark
as Ad Libs at Ascot
Allyson Daniell
as Ad Libs at Ascot
Betty Blythe
as Ad Lib at Ball
Tom Cound
as Footman
Geoffrey Steele
as Taxi Driver
Jennifer Crier
as Mrs. Higgins' Maid
Victor Rogers
as Policeman
Brendan Dillon
as Leaning Man
Olive Reeves-Smith
as Mrs. Hopkins
Elzada Wilson
as Ad Libs at Church
Jeanne Carson
as Ad Libs at Church
Buddy Shea
as Ad Libs at Church
Jack Goldie
as Ad Libs at Church
Sid Marion
as Ad Libs at Church
Stanley Fraser
as Ad Libs at Church
George Pelling
as Ad Libs at Church
Colin Kenny
as Ad Libs at Church
LaWana Backer
as Ad Libs at Church
Monika Henreid
as Ad Libs at Church
Anne Dore
as Ad Libs at Church
Pauline Drake
as Ad Libs at Church
Shirley Melline
as Ad Libs at Church
Wendy Russell
as Ad Libs at Church
Meg Brown
as Ad Libs at Church
Clyde Howdy
as Ad Libs at Church
Nick Wolcuff
as Ad Libs at Church
Martin Eric
as Ad Libs at Church
John Mitchum
as Ad Libs at Church
Phyllis Kennedy
as Cockney/Ad Lib at Church
Sam Harris
as Guest at Ball
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All Critics (51) | Top Critics (12)

  • One of those rare, rare occasions when everything goes right, when it keeps going right and it moves and takes the spectator along, enchanted and enthralled.

    Oct 22, 2018 | Full Review…
  • For those who've seen the stage show, My Fair Lady give complete satisfaction and those who will see and hear the musical for the first time will be enchanted by it.

    Feb 24, 2015 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…
  • In this literal, beautiful, bountiful version of the most gilt-edged attraction in theater history, Jack Warner has miraculously managed to turn gold into gold.

    Feb 24, 2015 | Full Review…
  • Despite all reservations expressed, I must make clear that his fantastically successful show has been converted into a generally entertaining film.

    Feb 6, 2013 | Full Review…
  • A marvelous restoration of the 30-year-old musical, precisely the kind of high-class popular entertainment that Hollywood can't seem to make these days.

    Jan 16, 2013 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…
  • A stunningly effective screen entertainment.

    Feb 20, 2008 | Full Review…

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