My Fair Lady: 50th Anniversary Restoration
October 20, 2015
SIFF Cinema Uptown | Big Screen Classics
The beloved musical classic is more loverly than ever on the big screen in this breathtaking new restoration. Audrey Hepburn stars in one of her most radiant roles as Eliza Doolittle, the disheveled Cockney flower girl who finds herself at the center of a wager to make her into a “proper” lady. Winner of eight Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actor.
Program includes intermission and bonus featurette “The Fairest Fair Lady,” a revealing and fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the remarkable efforts that went into making the film, produced by Warner Bros. for the film’s original release.
About the Restoration
My Fair Lady 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, famed film historian and preservationist known for his restoration of films Lawrence of Arabia, Spartacus, Vertigo, The Godfather and more.
- Director: George Cukor
- Principal Cast: Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Gladys Cooper, Jeremy Brett
- Country: USA
- Year: 1964
- Running Time: 190 Minutes (includes intermission and bonus content)
- Music: Frederick Loewe & Alan Jay Lerner
- Rating: G