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Film Classics in 35mm! Unfinished Business / Parting Glances

PYGMALION

United Kingdom | 1938 | Anthony Asquith, Leslie Howard

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Leslie Howard is Professor Henry Higgins and Wendy Hiller is Eliza Doolittle in this non-musical film version of George Bernard Shaw’s famous play—about a linguist who believes he can pass off a Covent Garden flower seller as a duchess. Shaw himself wrote the screenplay for this classic movie, generally regarded as the best film of a Shaw play. (It was adapted into the musical My Fair Lady in 1956.) 35mm. 96 min.

Special admission $14; members, CIA/CSU I.D. holders, age 25 & under $11; no passes.

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