FRUITS OF THE MOOD

FRUITS OF THE MOOD
My blogs are dedicated to great singers from all over the world, great actors and actresses, music and memories.
Here you will find personal montages and many rare videos.
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Blossoms will run away -
Cakes reign but a Day.
But Memory like Melody,
Is pink eternally
(Emily Dickinson)

My Fair Lady



Here are the trailer and several songs from the famous musical "My Fair Lady" starring Audrey Hepburn and Rex Harrison (the Broadway show was with Julie Andrews).
Few know that the great phonetics professor Peter Ladefoged (1925–2006) was hired by director George Cukor to teach Rex Harrison how to behave like an Edwardian-era phonetician for his role of Henry Higgins in the movie. He was also the (uncredited) voice of linguistics lesson.
Peter Ladefoged was a professor in the UCLA Linguistics Department from 1962 to 1991, and thereafter a Research Linguist. He was preeminent in the field of phonetics. He studied more than 400 languages for his masterwork on the sounds of the world's languages.



The trailer
video

The Rain in Spain
video

Why Can't The English
video

I Could Have Danced All Night
video

Other great versions, by Shirley Bassey...
video

...and Della Reese
video

See 2 other versions in French by Mathé Altéry (the dubbing singing voice of Audrey Hepburn) and by Gloria Lasso (in French Singers).

On The Street Where You Live
video

A great version by Tom Jones
video

See a version in French by Gloria Lasso (in French Singers).

I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face, by Andy Williams...
video

...and Dean Martin
video

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