Most Popular George Bernard Shaw Trailers
Total trailers found: 22
My Fair Lady Trailer (1964)
21 October 1964
A misogynistic and snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.
The Millionairess Trailer (1960)
18 October 1960
When her father dies, Epifania Parerga, an Italian in London, becomes the world's richest woman. She feels incomplete without a husband and falls in love with a humble, Indian physician, Ahmed el Kabir, much loved by his indigent English patients.
Pygmalion Trailer (1938)
06 October 1938
Henry Higgins is an upper class phonetics professor who encounters low-class guttersnipe Eliza Doolittle and bets his friend Colonel Pickering that he can pass her off as a duchess within three months.
01 December 1952
George Bernard Shaw’s breezy, delightful dramatization of this classic fable—about a Christian slave who pulls a thorn from a lion’s paw and is spared from death in the Colosseum as a result of his kind act—was written as a meditation on modern Christian values.
Saint Joan Trailer (1957)
08 May 1957
Young Joan of Arc comes to the palace in France to make The Dauphin King of France and is appointed to head the French Army.
Major Barbara Trailer (1941)
14 May 1941
A young and idealistic woman, who has adopted the Salvation Army and whose father is an armament industrialist, will save more souls directing her father's business.
16 February 2017
Josie Rourke directs Gemma Arterton as Joan of Arc in Bernard Shaw's electrifying classic. Performed at the Donmar Warehouse, and part of the NT Live series of broadcasts.
Arms and the Man Trailer (1989)
16 April 1989
First produced on the London stage in 1894, "Arms and the Man" immediately established Shaw's reputation as one of the greatest wits in London drama.
The Millionairess Trailer (1972)
12 September 1972
One of Shaw's later plays, The Millionairess explores his fascination with the machinations of capitalism.
Caesar and Cleopatra Trailer (1945)
11 December 1945
The aging Caesar finds himself intrigued by the young Egyptian queen. Adapted by George Bernard Shaw from his own play.
12 June 1984
Shaw used the traditional fable of Andocles to focus on the integrity of religious belief. Androcles, a christian fleeing persecution in Rome, is captured by Caesar's men.
The Doctor's Dilemma Trailer (1958)
17 December 1958
About a young artist, his wife and a doctor who, when the artist suffers from consumption, uses his limited serum on a more worthwhile case.
Caesar and Cleopatra Trailer (2009)
23 January 2009
Stratford Shakespeare Festival presents: Caesar and Cleopatra. Shaw's legendary wit turns political drama into sparkling comedy when veteran strategist Julius Caesar becomes mentor to the enchanting teenage queen of Roman-occupied Egypt.
The Man of Destiny Trailer (1981)
05 May 1981
One of Shaw's "pleasant plays", The Man of Destiny is a one-act lighthearted comedy of egos and social hypocrisy.
24 June 1928
Famous author George Bernard Shaw's monologue to an audience on a variety of topics, including his impression of Mussolini's stern facial expressions.
The Apple Cart Trailer (1975)
19 January 1975
Shaw's comedy of ideologies looks forty years to the future at the impossibility of government as the British cabinet and monarchy face a day of "crisis" for the country.
Melodie der Welt Trailer (1929)
12 March 1929
An impression of the state of the world in 1929, contrasting similarities and differences in religion, customs, art and entertainment from all over the world.
Arms and the Man Trailer (1958)
20 November 1958
1865: Swiss captain Bluntschli fights as mercenary in the war between Bulgaria and Serbia. When his group's attacked by a few Bulgarian troopers, he learns that he's got the wrong ammunition for his cannon and has to flee.
Pygmalion Trailer (1973)
16 December 1973
The most famous and beloved of Shaw's plays, Pygmalion is a witty exploration of class and gender, Professor Henry Higgins bets his friend that they can take a poor flower girl, Eliza Doolittle, and pass her off as a duchess.
The Devil's Disciple Trailer (1987)
17 May 1987
Shaw turned to the classic Victorian melodrama to focus on the insincerity of much that his audience held dear, especially family and marriage.
Heartbreak House Trailer (1977)
19 May 1977
Hiding behind a comedy of manners is Shaw's state of the nation play - a declining country house as the microcosm for the country (or even the pre-war continent).
03 October 1972
Performed in 1902, after being banned by the censor for eight years, Shaw's indictment of the hypocrisy surrounding prostitution still shocked its audiences.