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January 17-23, 2007

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This Week's Revivals

By Richard von Busack


Movie Times My Fair Lady
(1964) The film of the beloved stage musical is oversized, but it boasts Rex Harrison as the snide elocutionist Prof. Henry Higgins, who transforms a cockney flower peddler into a society lady. Audrey Hepburn, no one's idea of a mudlark, co-stars as Eliza. There are some terrific songs: "I've Grown Accustomed to Your Face," "On the Street Where You Live" and "The Rain in Spain." Quite stiff and cautious, actually, but the old-time music hall star Stanley Holloway gives it a lift (as Liza's Doolittle's reprobate dad, who sings "Get Me to the Church on Time.") (Plays through Jan 19-20 at 7:30pm and Jan 21 at 2 and 7pm in San Jose at the California Theatre.)


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