henry higginsThis week’s Libs on Film focuses on Henry Higgins'(Rex Harrison) Victorian library in My Fair Lady (1964). A large part of the film takes place in the library where Eliza Doolittle (Audrey Hepburn) takes voice lessons from Higgins. Oscar winning set designer Cecil Beaton modeled the two story library, complete with circular staircase, after a room in the library at the Château de Groussay in France. The library is so beautiful it is easy to forget that it is merely a set in the Warner Brothers Burbank Studios.

Here is film footage of Higgins singing “Never Let A Woman in Your Life” as he prances around his gorgeous library:  

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Libs on Film: Friday Flick: My Fair Lady

Category: Musings

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