Tag: George Bernard Shaw

Edith Evans

(1888–1976) Dame Edith Mary Evans, DBE Filmography as Actress: Tom Jones 1963 Director: Tony Richardson Starring: Albert Finney, Susannah York     The Madwoman of Chaillot 1969 Director: Bryan Forbes Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Charles Boyer   Born February 8 1888 Pimlico, London (England) Died October 14 1976…

Major Barbara (1941)

Director: Gabriel Pascal Producer: Gabriel Pascal Screenplay: George Bernard Shaw Based on: Major Barbara (1905) by George Bernard Shaw Genre: Comedy Music: William Walton Country: United Kingdom Language: English Studio: Gabriel Pascal Productions Release date: 1941 Running time: 131 minutes Wendy…

Caesar and Cleopatra (1945)

Director: Gabriel Pascal Producer: Gabriel Pascal Screenplay: George Bernard Shaw Based on: Caesar and Cleopatra (1898) by George Bernard Shaw Genre: Biography | Comedy | Drama | Historical Music: Georges Auric Country: United Kingdom Language: English Studio: Gabriel Pascal Productions…

Sybil Thorndike

(1882–1976) Dame Agnes Sybil Thorndike, CH, DBE Filmography as Actress: Major Barbara 1941 Director: Gabriel Pascal Starring: Wendy Hiller, Rex Harrison     The Prince and the Showgirl 1957 Director: Laurence Olivier Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Laurence Olivier   Born October 24 1882 Gainsborough (England) Died June…

George Bernard Shaw: Quotations

George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) “Martyrdom, sir, is what these people like: it is the only way in which a man can become famous without ability.” The Devil’s Disciple, act 3

My Fair Lady (1964)

Director: George Cukor Producer: Jack L. Warner Screenplay: Alan Jay Lerner Based on: Pygmalion (1912) by George Bernard Shaw Genre: Musical | Comedy Music: Frederick Loewe (Music) Alan Jay Lerner (Lyrics) Country: United States Language: English Studio: Warner Bros. Release…

George Bernard Shaw

(1856–1950) Works: • Androcles and the Lion (1912) • Arms and the Man (1894) • Augustus Does His Bit: A True-to-Life Farce (1916) • Back to Methuselah: A Metabiological Pentateuch (1921) • Candida (1898) • Caesar and Cleopatra (1898) • Fanny’s First Play (1911) • Heartbreak House (1913-1916)…

Gabriel Pascal

(1894–1954) Gábor Lehel Filmography as Director: Major Barbara 1941 Director: Gabriel Pascal Starring: Wendy Hiller, Rex Harrison     Caesar and Cleopatra 1945 Director: Gabriel Pascal Starring: Vivien Leigh, Claude Rains     Filmography as Producer: Pygmalion 1938 Director: Anthony Asquith, Leslie Howard Starring: Leslie Howard, Wendy Hiller   Born…

Pygmalion (1938)

Director: Anthony Asquith, Leslie Howard Producer: Gabriel Pascal Screenplay: George Bernard Shaw, Cecil Lewis, W. P. Lipscomb Based on: Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw Genre: Comedy | Musical Music: Arthur Honegger Country: United Kingdom Language: English Studio: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Release date: 1938 Running time: 96…