Pygmalion

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"He picked up a girl from the gutter - and changed her into a glamorous society butterfly !"
  • NR
  • 1938
  • 1 hr 36 min
  • 7.7  (7,953)

Pygmalion is a British movie based on the play of the same name by George Bernard Shaw. In it, a professor makes a bet with a friend that he can train a working class woman in etiquette well enough that she'll be able to pass as a duchess. Since he believes that elegant speech is particularly important, he concentrates on giving her speech lessons. The movie's screenplay was later modified for use in the musical My Fair Lady. The title comes from Greek mythology and refers to a sculptor who fell in love with his own carving of a beautiful woman.

Pygmalion
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Pygmalion is a British movie based on the play of the same name by George Bernard Shaw. In it, a professor makes a bet with a friend that he can train a working class woman in etiquette well enough that she'll be able to pass as a duchess. Since he believes that elegant speech is particularly important, he concentrates on giving her speech lessons. The movie's screenplay was later modified for use in the musical My Fair Lady. The title comes from Greek mythology and refers to a sculptor who fell in love with his own carving of a beautiful woman.

Pygmalion is a 1938 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 36 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.7.

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  • Release Date
    1938
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    1 hr 36 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (7,953)