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Oct30

Linguistics Film Series: Pygmalion (1938)

Linguistics
Merten Hall (formerly University Hall), #3300
October 30, 2014, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

G. B. Shaw's play in which a Victorian dialect expert (Professor Henry Higgins) bets that he can teach a lower-class girl to change her accent, speak "proper English", and thus be taken for a lady. It's a phonetic love story. (90 minutes)

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