Who wrote the screenplay for the original film version of Pygmalion (1938)? July 27, 2020May 1, 2011 by Pamela Landy The play’s author, George Bernard Shaw, who won an Oscar for his adaptation wrote the screenplay for the film Pygmalion. Related Answers How does George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion end? Was there an actual Professor Henry Higgins, main character in George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion (1913)? Who wrote the screenplay for Beat the Devil (1954)? Who played Dolly Levi in the 1958 film version of the play The Matchmaker, on which Hello, Dolly! (1969) is based? Who played Ahab in the original film version of Moby Dick (1930)? Who is credited with the screenplay for Citizen Kane (1940)?