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Leslie Howard, Wendy Hiller
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A bystander tells Prof. Henry Higgins, "Anwell Insane Asylum."
Prof. Henry Higgins corrects: ”Hanwell Insane.” (0:09)

Higgins tells Eliza Doolittle, "A woman who utters so depressing and disgusting sounds has no right to be anywhere." (0:10)

HIggins: "By George, Eliza, before I’m done with you the streets will be strewn with the bodies of men shooting themselves for your sake."
Eliza: ”I don’t want no loonies teachin’ me.”
Higgins: ”Oh, I’m mad, am I?”
Eliza: ”I’ve heard of girls being drugged by the likes of you.” (0:19)

Eliza’s father Alfred tells Higgins and Higgins’ friend Colonel George Pickering, "Just one good spree for meself and the misses."
Eliza: ”All he come here for was to touch you for some money to get drunk on” (0:33)

Higgins tells his mother, referring to women, "They’re all such idiots anyhow."
”Oh don’t worry.” (0:38)

Eliza tells the others, "My aunt died of influenza."
”There’s lots of women has to make their husbands drunk to make them fit to live with.” (0:43)

Pickering tells Higgins, "You’re mad." (0:47)

Higgins tells Eliza, "You drive me mad, girl." (0:48)

Higgins asks Pickering, "Nervous?" (0:52)

Higgins asks Pickering, "That idiot?" (0:53)

Higgins’ student Count Aristid Karpathy tells Higgins, "Instinct, Maestro."
”You are mad on the subject of Cockney dialects.” (1:01)

Higgins tells Pickering, referring to housekeeper Mrs. Pearce, "She’ll think we were drunk." (1:03)

Higgins, referring to Eliza: "Well, well, well, the creature is nervous after all."
Higgins tells Eliza, ”There’s nothing more to worry about.”
Eliza: ”No, nothing more for you to worry about.”
Higgins: ”So that’s what’s worrying you, is it?” (1:06)

Higgins tells Alfred, "You’re raving. You’re drunk. You’re mad."
Alfred: ”Oh, mad am I? Drunk am I?” (1:19)

Alfred tells Pickering, "I’m feeling uncommon nervous about the ceremony, Governor." (1:24)

Higgins tells Eliza, "You find me cold, unfeeling, selfish, don't you?"
”Oh, Eliza, you’re an idiot.” (1:30)