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Websites

Nobel Foundation

Shaw won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1925. Check out the Nobel Foundation's website for a biography of Shaw and some video clips.

Shaw's Corner

Shaw's home is now a National Trust site in the UK. Follow this link for more information on Shaw's Corner, images of his home, and some great biographical information.

Movie or TV Productions

Pygmalion, 1938

This is the movie adaptation for which Shaw won the Academy Award for Best Screenplay.

My Fair Lady, 1964

This is the movie adaptation of the Broadway musical, starring Audrey Hepburn as Eliza and Rex Harrison as Henry Higgins.

Audio

Shaw Interviews

A collection of interview clips from the BBC. Shaw, who has a rather nice accent, talks about his life and education.

Shaw on Theater

A recording of Shaw talking about theater and being a playwright.

Images

George Bernard Shaw

Here's Shaw in all his bearded glory.

Pygmalion and Galatea

This is the French painter Jean-Léon Gêrome's take on the climactic scene in the Pygmalion myth. Just in case you had a hard time picturing a man kissing a living statue.

Documents

Full Text of Pygmalion
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