What is the date of the play Pygmalion?
Pygmalion is a 1913 play by George Bernard Shaw
What year was the stage musical My Fair Lady released?
Pygmalion was adapted into a stage musical in 1956 by Lerner and Loewe, titled My Fair Lady.
What is the story about?
It tells the story of a poor flower seller named Eliza Doolittle who overhears a phonetics professor's casual wager that he will be able to teach her "proper" English.
Who wrote the poem: Why Can't the English?
"Why Can't the English?" is an essay written by Professor Henry Higgins.
In Henry Higgins' view, what do a person's accent, tone, and voice indicate?
Henry Higgins, a phonetics scholar, believes that the accent and tone of a person's voice determine their prospects in society.
Eliza Doolittle had what kind of accent?
Despite Eliza Doolittle's cockney accent, Higgins claimed she could learn how to speak proper English as well as a duchess at an embassy ball.
What did Pickering offer to Huggins if he succeeded in helping Eliza?
Pickering is intrigued and offers to cover all the expenses if Higgins succeeds.
What happened when Higgins, Pickering, and Eliza were about to give up?
She begins to speak with an impeccable upper-class accent, just as she, Higgins, and Pickering are about to give up.
How does she feel about her achievement?
Elizabeth is delighted to find that she can suddenly communicate with a perfect accent.
How much was the success of My Fair Lady?
My Fair Lady became the second highest-grossing movie of 1964 and won eight Academy Awards