Essays Tagged: "My Fair Lady"

Andrew lloyd webber.

him on to theater and focusing more on musical theater. She took Andrew to the big musicals such as My Fair Lady, and to films like Gigi and South Pacific. Soon after, Andrew built a small theater at ...

(4 pages) 58 1 3.9 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

The Broadway musical "Camelot"

ay Lerner and Frederick Loewe, who had previously collaborated on the likes of Brigadoon, Gigi, and My Fair Lady. Camelot didn't go before the cameras until 1965, and, by the time filming was underway ... rton, who was supposedly unavailable, is Richard Harris. Despite being too young to play Arthur, in my opinion Harris does a pretty good job, and his voice is strong enough that he didn't require any ...

(5 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Psycho - by Alfred Hitchcock 1960 as compared to the 1998 version by Gus Van Sant.

lm so daring and different it is still remembered even today. Other famous films of the time being "My Fair Lady" and "The Sound Of Music", although popular these films were idealistic and picturesque ... set by Psycho.When the opening credits begin, the audience is instantly seized by a strong sense of mystery and a chilling atmosphere. The music brings a sense of urgency to the credits. The atonal an ...

(7 pages) 81 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

The Pygmalion Effect

fect can managers have on their employee's success? Pygmalion was a sculptor and according to Greek mythology, he fashioned a statute of a beautiful woman and prayed to the Gods that the statute be tr ... ansformed into a real woman. His wish was granted. This example is illustrated in the classic play, My Fair Lady, written by George Bernard Shaw. The characters in the story are Professor Henry Higgin ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Write a biographical oral on someone you find inspirational: Audrey Hepburn

I am from australia and in my final couple of weeks of highschool. I wrote this oral as my last piece of assessment for english ... stumped. I scouted around until someone mentioned; Audrey Hepburn. I abruptly halted and thought to myself she's just an actress with a classic image. However I was intrigued and began to research hre ... y Hepburn, known for her starring roles in films such as Roman Holiday, Breakfast at Tiffany's, and My Fair Lady, dedicated the last years of her life to helping children in need around the world.Hepb ...

(9 pages) 47 0 3.7 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Higgins, Pickering, and Eliza: Homosocial and Homosexual Desires in "My Fair Lady"

he distinction between male homosocial and homosexual desires are what I will be exploring in “My Fair Lady.” In the classic movie “My Fair Lady” the relationship between Professor ... females. However, at the closing of the song, Higgins declares, “I shall never let a woman in my life,” implying his homosexuality. Rather than listing the faults of women jokingly, his son ...

(4 pages) 10 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Pygmalion Vs My Fair Lady

Pygmalion vs My Fair LadyGeorge Bernard Shaw wrote Pygmalion in the early 20th century. Later that century a musi ... ard Shaw wrote Pygmalion in the early 20th century. Later that century a musical was released named My Fair Lady. The Musical is a copy of the work Shaw did. The musical has the same characters, setti ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Giver- Book Report

Pygmalion was about 2 gentlemen trying to turn a poor flower into a beautiful young lady. The main characters are Dr. Higgins and Elzia Dolittle. Elzia is the poor flower Dr. Higgins t ... a Dolittle. Elzia is the poor flower Dr. Higgins takes into his home to train her how to be a young lady. He provided his house for her to stay with and everything else like food, clothing. She really ... else like food, clothing. She really didn't like the fact that he was going to show her how to be a lady, but she took the offer. Dr. Higgis even provided her his maid to give her what she needed to m ...

(1 pages) 10 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

My favorite teacher

My favorite high school teacher was Mrs. Kappes. She was my music teacher and the leader of our choi ... orked in groups in class or at her place. We studied for musicals (like Cats, Phantom of the Opera, My Fair Lady) and every one of us had a part to act and sing. When we finished studying our parts, w ...

(1 pages) 41 1 3.7 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Choose an issue and discuss how this is explored in both Pygmalion and the appropriated text "Pretty Woman"? Include references to My Fair Lady: The division between social classes

ehave and their physical appearance and we also see how social superiority can be feigned. In “My Fair Lady”, we immediately notice the plain and unkempt appearance of Eliza, her stark contr ... of high status in a short period of time. We can see this amazing transformation in Eliza in “My Fair Lady”- the way she presents herself at the ball is completely different to her initial ...

(1 pages) 11 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Untitled

My Fair LadyMy Fair Lady is a musical comedy written by Bernard Shaw, which is set in England. The s ...

(1 pages) 482 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Pygmalion 3

her. His exasperated and irritated tone expressed that he wanted to wash his hands off the whole affair. The quotation,"I know you don't care. You don't care if I was dead. I am nothing to you -- not ...

(1 pages) 3 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

Pygmalion

her. His exasperated and irritated tone expressed that he wanted to wash his hands off the whole affair. The quotation,"I know you don't care. You don't care if I was dead. I am nothing to you -- not ...

(1 pages) 3 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

Pygmalion vs. My Fair Lady

Pygmalion vs. My Fair LadyThe Academy Award-winning musical film My Fair Lady produced by George Cukor in 1964, wa ... re are a number of differences between the two famous works. The most pronounced difference is that My Fair Lady had songs added to the dialogue. Furthermore, Pygmalion deals with many of the social i ... s different from the musical which portrays what a person can do if they put forth a true effort.In My Fair Lady there is more emphasis on Eliza's character developing her speech and going through all ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Compare the play "Pygmalion" by George Bernard Shaw with its film version "My fair lady". Which do you find more effective work of art and why. Use quotes

nt due to the non romantic ending of the play, even though that was Shaw’s initial intentions. My fair Lady on the other hand is a musical based on Pygmalion, and the movie was shot in 1964 by di ... ee will and not on necessity, she still loses the power she had before.Pygmalion comes from a Greek Myth, Ovid’s narrative where a man called Pygmalion makes a sculpture of a woman called Galatea ...

(8 pages) 12 0 3.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors