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My Fair Lady Fun Features

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The Songs of My Fair Lady

Did You Know?

... Audrey Hepburn's very much wanted to sing in My Fair Lady and prepared with a voice coach for many months before filming began. She was to be very disappointed to find out that her voice would be dubbed by Marni Nixon (who also provided the singing voice for Natalie Wood in West Side Story.)

... that Julie Andrews originated the role of Eliza Doolittle in the first Broadway production along with co-star Rex Harrison. Rex fought mightily with studio executives to hire Julie Andrews for the motion picture version of the play. They, however, decided to go with bigger star Audrey Hepburn. Here is a rare clip of Julie Andrews' broadway performance of Eliza Doolittle.

... that both Audrey Hepburn and Julie Andrews would be nominated for Academy Awards in 1964. Audrey for My Fair Lady and Julie Andrews for Mary Poppins. Julie Andrews walked away with the Best Actress Oscar.

Visit our Tribute to Julie Andrews to learn more about Julie's illustrious career.

My Fair Lady On Location

Hollywood Walk of Fame Star
In the early 1960's, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce developed the idea of the "Hollywood Walk of Fame." The sidewalks of the most famous streets in the heart of Hollywood were lined with "stars" recognizing celebrities' life-long contributions to the entertainment industry. Receiving a star is still to this day considered a huge honor. Here's where you can find the stars of Audrey Hepburn and Rex Harrison:

Audrey Hepburn
Walk of Fame Star
(Motion Pictures)

1652 Vine St.
Hollywood, CA

Rex Harrison
Walk of Fame Star
(Motion Pictures)

6904 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, CA

Rex Harrison
Walk of Fame Star

6390 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, CA

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Henry Higgins ( Rex Harrison ):

"Why can't a woman be more like a man?"

What is Eliza's favorite treat?