When linguistics professor Henry Higgins boasts that he can pass off Cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle as a princess with only six months' training, Colonel George Pickering takes him up on the bet. Eliza moves into Higgins's home and begins her rigorous training after the professor comes to a financial agreement with her dustman father, Alfred. But the plucky young woman is not the only one undergoing a transformation.
- Genre: Comedy, Romance
- Studio: Gabriel Pascal Productions, J. Arthur Rank Organisation
- Keyword: bet, bath, professor, tea, transformation, etiquette, elocution, based on play or musical, teacher, teacher student relationship, high society, guttersnipe, pygmalion, flower vendor, social class, class system, social reception, mother son relationship, speech lessons, taken for granted, phonetics, quick learner
- Cast: Leslie Howard, Wendy Hiller, Wilfrid Lawson, Marie Lohr, Scott Sunderland, Jean Cadell