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Pygmalion

This guide will help students explore themes and locate literary criticism on the play Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw.

Film poster 1938

PYGMALION (1938), Anthony Asquith & Leslie Howard

Other movies based on the Pygmalion theme

1983
Trading Places
starring Eddie Murphy
Educating Rita starring Michael Caine

1987
Can't Buy Me Love
starring Patrick Dempsey
Overboard starring Goldie Hawn
Mannequin starring Kim Cattrall

1990
Pretty Woman
starring Julia Roberts

1999
She's All That
starring Freddie Prinze Jr.

2001
The Princess Diaries
starring Julie Andrews

Source: McCarter Theatre

Videos at MCC

These videos are available in media and can only be viewed in the library.

Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion (1987) VHS

My Fair Lady (1994) by George Dewey Cukor, VHS