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Release Date: March 03, 1939

Year    :   1939
Slogan    :   «He picked up a girl from the gutter - and changed her into a glamorous society butterfly !»
Genres    :   Comedy, Romance
Production Companies    :   Gabriel Pascal Productions
Director    :   Leslie Howard, Anthony Asquith
Producers    :   Gabriel Pascal, Phil C. Samuel
Writers    :   Carl Mayer, George Bernard Shaw, George Bernard Shaw, George Bernard Shaw, W.P. Lipscomb, Cecil Lewis
RunTime    :   96 mins.
Budget    :   350000

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.

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