About

A snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.

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Directed by

George Cukor

Written by

Alan Jay Lerner (Screenplay)
George Bernard Shaw (Theatre Play)
Frederick Loewe (Musical)

Runtime

170 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The loverliest motion picture of them all!

Cast

Keywords

colonel musical transformation aristocrat class differences street wager high society tutor suitor class prejudice opposites attract flower girl misogynist linguist guttersnipe

Photos

Lists

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#12 on AFI's 100 years...100 passions AFI

Awards

Oscar for Best Sound

Oscar for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color George James Hopkins

Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role

Oscar for Best Costume Design, Color