Actresses: The Once & Future Queen

There are a good many people who have the distinct impression that Julie Andrews' real name is Eliza Doolittle. Julie almost felt that way herself, after playing Eliza triumphantly for 31 years on Broadway and in London. So when she stopped in at her agent's offices on a visit to Hollywood last year, the first thing she brought up was a reminder that among the various film offers that might come her way, My Fair Lady took absolute precedence in her mind. The room was crowded and all heads turned toward her. "Don't you know?" one of the MCA...

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