In the past - In the past, many writers have adapted books...

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In the past, many writers have adapted books and turned them into feature-length films that we all know and love. Some producers have even taken this process a step further and turned certain plays and books into musicals. This has led to many successful adaptations that have been admired by viewers everywhere. One of the most well known of these adaptations is My Fair Lady which is based on the play Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw. My Fair Lady has deservedly garnered much acclaim and still, 40 years later, manages to capture the hearts of viewers everywhere. While many noticeable changes have been made to the original play, these changes do not detract from the Shaw’s play and serve to add to the magic that is My Fair Lady. . Pygmalion tells the rags to riches story of Eliza Doolitle, a poor girl who goes from selling flowers on the streets of England to associating with some of England’s most elite socialites. She does this with the help of Henry Higgins, a noted phonetician and teacher. After showing up on his doorstep one day and asking for his help no matter what the cost, Higgins agrees to help her transform from a detested street vendor into a “proper English lady.” Also helping Higgins with this seemingly unimaginable feat is Colonel Pickering, an expert on Sanskrit dialects. Eventually, after much hard work and devotion, Eliza is able to display her new talents at the Ambassador’s Ball, where anyone who is anyone will have the chance to see this stunning transformation.
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