The First Night of 'Pygmalion' (1969)

George Bernard Shaw's new play has a terrific part for his favorite leading lady, Mrs. Patrick Campbell - but will she agree to become the first woman ever to swear on stage?

Director:

Hal Burton

Writer:

Richard Huggett

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Max Adrian ... Bernard Shaw
Miriam Karlin ... Mrs. Patrick Campbell
John Osborne John Osborne ... Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree
John Graham John Graham ... Stanley Bell
Olwen Brookes Olwen Brookes ... Dame Edith Lyttleton
Richard Huggett Richard Huggett ... Henry Dana
Naomi Campbell Naomi Campbell ... Carlotta Addison (Mrs. Eynsford-Hill)
Pamela Roland Pamela Roland ... Margaret Busse (Clara)
Lynne White Lynne White ... Irene Delisse (Eliza's understudy)
Stuart Eames Stuart Eames ... Algernon Grieg (Freddy)
Ernest C. Jennings Ernest C. Jennings ... Edmund Gurney (Doolittle)
Michael Behr Michael Behr ... Philip Merivale (Col. Pickering)
Winifred Hill Winifred Hill ... Roasmund Mayne-Young (Mrs. Higgins)
Alexander John Alexander John ... Alexander Sarner (A bystander)
Ernest Claydon Ernest Claydon
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George Bernard Shaw's new play has a terrific part for his favorite leading lady, Mrs. Patrick Campbell - but will she agree to become the first woman ever to swear on stage?

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 December 1969 (UK) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Connections

Remade as The First Night of 'Pygmalion' (1975) See more »

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