Song of the Day #4,445: ‘Wouldn’t It Be Loverly?’ – Audrey Hepburn

Continuing my personal ranking of the 25 movie musicals deemed essential by the American Film Institute…

#9. My Fair Lady – 1964
(#8 on the AFI list)

My one memory from a childhood viewing of My Fair Lady is Audrey Hepburn’s Eliza Doolittle, newly refined, slipping in to her former dialect at a horse race and shouting “Move yer bloomin’ arse!” to the horror of the upscale crowd around her.

That is indeed a standout moment in a movie that is filled with good humor, great songs, and delightful performances by the entire ensemble cast.

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