Downtown Springfield Association
The Essentials at Moxie Cinema: My Fair Lady (1964)

The Essentials at Moxie Cinema: My Fair Lady (1964)

August, 13 2018 | 7:00 pm

305 S Campbell Ave Springfield, Missouri 65806
www.moxiecinema.com

$9 for adults, $8 for students/seniors, members get in free


“The best stage musical of all time and one of the most loved romances.” – Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
SHOWTIMES
Sunday, 8/12 – 4:00pm
Monday, 8/13 – 7:00pm

Essential tickets are $9 for Adults, $8 for Students/Seniors and Members get in Free!

The Essentials: Musicals
This new quarterly series showcases the “essential” films everyone should see on the big screen. For each month-long program, we’ll screen five films organized by one of the following themes: directors, actors, genres, and eras/movements.

Film Synopsis:
A snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.

Film Information:
Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway Director: George Cukor
Genre(s): Drama, Family,
Musical Rating: G
Running Time: 170 min.

Reviews:
“In this literal, beautiful, bountiful version of the most gilt-edged attraction in theater history, Jack Warner has miraculously managed to turn gold into gold.”
– TIME Magazine

“Lerner and Loewe’s musical masterwork, reimagined for film by director George Cukor.”
– Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader

“The best stage musical of all time and one of the most loved romances.”
– Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

“Few genres of films are as magical as musicals, and few musicals are as intelligent and lively as My Fair Lady.”
– James Berardinelli, ReelViews

“Literate, funny, brilliantly cast, with a score of Lerner and Loewe songs that does not include one dud.”
– John Hartl, Film.com

Series Lineup:
Aug 5 & 6: Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)
Aug. 12 & 13: My Fair Lady (1964)
Aug. 19 & 20: The Umbrella of Cherbourg (1964)
Aug. 26 & 27: Cabaret (1972)
Sept. 2 & 3: Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street