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'''Mayfair''' is an [[PhysicalPinballTables electro-mechanical pinball game]] designed by Creator/EdKrynski with art by Roy Parker. Released by Creator/{{Gottlieb}} in 1966, it is an [[SpiritualLicensee unofficial spinoff]] of the 1964 film adaptation of ''Theatre/MyFairLady'' starring Creator/AudreyHepburn.

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'''Mayfair''' ''Mayfair'' is an [[PhysicalPinballTables electro-mechanical pinball game]] designed by Creator/EdKrynski with art by Roy Parker. Released by Creator/{{Gottlieb}} in 1966, it is an [[SpiritualLicensee unofficial spinoff]] of the 1964 film adaptation of ''Theatre/MyFairLady'' starring Creator/AudreyHepburn.


As EM pinballs go, ''Mayfair'' is reasonably complex, though the wide space between the flippers dissuades some players. It was a fairly successful title for Gottlieb, selling over 2,000 units; several hundred more were sold in add-a-ball and Italian versions under the name "Hyde Park".

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As EM pinballs go, ''Mayfair'' is reasonably complex, though the wide space between the flippers dissuades some players. It was a fairly successful title for Gottlieb, selling over 2,000 units; several hundred more were sold in add-a-ball and Italian versions under the name "Hyde Park".


'''Mayfair''' is an [[PhysicalPinballTables electro-mechanical pinball game]] designed by Ed Krynski with art by Roy Parker. Released by Creator/{{Gottlieb}} in 1966, it is an [[SpiritualLicensee unofficial spinoff]] of the 1964 film adaptation of ''Theatre/MyFairLady'' starring Creator/AudreyHepburn.

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'''Mayfair''' is an [[PhysicalPinballTables electro-mechanical pinball game]] designed by Ed Krynski Creator/EdKrynski with art by Roy Parker. Released by Creator/{{Gottlieb}} in 1966, it is an [[SpiritualLicensee unofficial spinoff]] of the 1964 film adaptation of ''Theatre/MyFairLady'' starring Creator/AudreyHepburn.


Compared to other electro-mechanical tables, ''Mayfair'' is relatively sophisticated, with several ways for players to score points. The obvious way is to hit the left and right rollovers to light up the bumpers for larger points; skilled players, however, will advance the Red and Yellow bonuses up the playfield, then hit the pivoting target to collect the Double Bonus, then use the two "auto shooters" between the flippers to propel the ball at it.

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Compared to other electro-mechanical tables, ''Mayfair'' is relatively sophisticated, with several ways for players to score points. The obvious way is to hit the left and right rollovers to light up the bumpers for larger points; skilled players, however, will advance the Red and Yellow bonuses up the playfield, then hit the pivoting target to collect the Double Bonus, then making use of the two "auto shooters" between the flippers to propel the ball at it.


As pinballs go, ''Mayfair'' is reasonably complex, though the wide space between the flippers dissuades some players. It was a fairly successful title for Gottlieb, selling over 2,000 units; several hundred more were sold in add-a-ball and Italian versions under the name "Hyde Park".

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As EM pinballs go, ''Mayfair'' is reasonably complex, though the wide space between the flippers dissuades some players. It was a fairly successful title for Gottlieb, selling over 2,000 units; several hundred more were sold in add-a-ball and Italian versions under the name "Hyde Park".


Art historians will note that ''Mayfair'' was the last game illustrated by pinball artist Roy Parker before he passed away at the age of 76; the game was released posthumously a year after his death. Trivia buffs will note that this is the '''second''' pinball table based on ''Theatre/MyFairLady''; previously, Gottlieb had released "Fair Lady" in 1956, based on the hit Broadway musical with Rex Harrison and Creator/JulieAndrews.

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Art historians will note that ''Mayfair'' was the last game illustrated by pinball artist Roy Parker before he passed away at the age of 76; away; the game was released posthumously a year after his death. Trivia buffs will note that this is the '''second''' pinball table based on ''Theatre/MyFairLady''; previously, Gottlieb had released "Fair Lady" in 1956, based on the hit Broadway musical with Rex Harrison and Creator/JulieAndrews.


Art historians will note that ''Mayfair'' was the last pinball illustrated by Roy Parker before his death; the game was released posthumously a month after his passing. Trivia buffs will note that this is the '''second''' pinball table based on ''Theatre/MyFairLady''; previously, Gottlieb had released "Fair Lady" in 1956, based on the hit Broadway musical with Rex Harrison and Creator/JulieAndrews.

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Art historians will note that ''Mayfair'' was the last pinball game illustrated by pinball artist Roy Parker before his death; he passed away at the age of 76; the game was released posthumously a month year after his passing.death. Trivia buffs will note that this is the '''second''' pinball table based on ''Theatre/MyFairLady''; previously, Gottlieb had released "Fair Lady" in 1956, based on the hit Broadway musical with Rex Harrison and Creator/JulieAndrews.

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* ExcusePlot: Good luck finding any connection between ''My Fair Lady'' and pinball bumpers or auto-shooters.


Art historians will note that ''Mayfair'' was the last pinball illustrated by Roy Parker before his death; the game was released posthumously a month after his passing. Pinball historians will note that this is the '''second''' pinball table based on ''Theatre/MyFairLady''; previously, Gottlieb had released "Fair Lady" in 1956, based on the hit Broadway musical with Rex Harrison and Creator/JulieAndrews.

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Art historians will note that ''Mayfair'' was the last pinball illustrated by Roy Parker before his death; the game was released posthumously a month after his passing. Pinball historians Trivia buffs will note that this is the '''second''' pinball table based on ''Theatre/MyFairLady''; previously, Gottlieb had released "Fair Lady" in 1956, based on the hit Broadway musical with Rex Harrison and Creator/JulieAndrews.


* CostumeCopycat: The flower girl is shown wearing an elaborate dress identical to Eliza's.

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* CostumeCopycat: The flower girl is shown wearing an the same elaborate dress identical to Eliza's.as Eliza.


Art historians will note that ''Mayfair'' was the last pinball illustrated by Roy Parker before his death; the game was released posthumously a month after his passing. Pinball historians will note that this is the ''second'' pinball table based on ''My Fair Lady''; previously, Gottlieb had released "Fair Lady" in 1956, based on the hit Broadway musical with Rex Harrison and Creator/JulieAndrews.

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Art historians will note that ''Mayfair'' was the last pinball illustrated by Roy Parker before his death; the game was released posthumously a month after his passing. Pinball historians will note that this is the ''second'' '''second''' pinball table based on ''My Fair Lady''; ''Theatre/MyFairLady''; previously, Gottlieb had released "Fair Lady" in 1956, based on the hit Broadway musical with Rex Harrison and Creator/JulieAndrews.


** Eliza's ornate white dress from the movie is drawn as sky blue.

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** Eliza's ornate white dress from the movie Ascot Racecourse is drawn as sky blue.


* CoordinatedClothes: Done with Eliza and the flower girl to show their similar roots.



* PimpedOutDress: Eliza is shown wearing her elaborate dress from the Ascot Racecourse.



* WeddingDay: The auto-shooters depict the wedding between Eliza's father, Alfie, and his wealthy American matron.

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* WeddingDay: The auto-shooters depict the wedding between Eliza's father, Alfie, and his wealthy American matron.

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** Eliza's ornate white dress from the movie is drawn as sky blue.

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[[caption-width-right:350:I'm a good pin, I am!]]

'''Mayfair''' is an [[PhysicalPinballTables electro-mechanical pinball game]] designed by Ed Krynski with art by Roy Parker. Released by Creator/{{Gottlieb}} in 1966, it is an [[SpiritualLicensee unofficial spinoff]] of the 1964 film adaptation of ''Theatre/MyFairLady'' starring Creator/AudreyHepburn.

Compared to other electro-mechanical tables, ''Mayfair'' is relatively sophisticated, with several ways for players to score points. The obvious way is to hit the left and right rollovers to light up the bumpers for larger points; skilled players, however, will advance the Red and Yellow bonuses up the playfield, then hit the pivoting target to collect the Double Bonus, then use the two "auto shooters" between the flippers to propel the ball at it.

As pinballs go, ''Mayfair'' is reasonably complex, though the wide space between the flippers dissuades some players. It was a fairly successful title for Gottlieb, selling over 2,000 units; several hundred more were sold in add-a-ball and Italian versions under the name "Hyde Park".

Art historians will note that ''Mayfair'' was the last pinball illustrated by Roy Parker before his death; the game was released posthumously a month after his passing. Pinball historians will note that this is the ''second'' pinball table based on ''My Fair Lady''; previously, Gottlieb had released "Fair Lady" in 1956, based on the hit Broadway musical with Rex Harrison and Creator/JulieAndrews.

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!!''Mayfair'' demonstrates the following tropes:

* AdaptationDyeJob: Eliza is depicted as both a redhead (on the backglass) and a blonde (on the playfield), omitting Audrey Hepburn's brunette hair.
** Similarly, Henry Higgins sports a moustache, whereas Rex Harrison was clean-shaven in the Broadway show and film.
* CostumeCopycat: The flower girl is shown wearing an elaborate dress identical to Eliza's.
* NiceHat: All of the characters are wearing ornate headgear, most notably the large feathered hats on the ladies.
* RecursiveCanon: The backglass shows Eliza passing in front of a theater holding a production of "My Fair Lady".
* SpiritualLicensee: Intentionally invoked to copy ''My Fair Lady'' without an actual license. Possibly justified as LicensedPinballTables didn't exist at the time.
* WaxingLyrical: The game is peppered with references to the play and film's various songs, including:
** A street sign for Your Street ("The Street Where You Live")
** A dancing couple asking "dance all night?" ("I Could Have Danced All Night")
** Eliza's father has a card in his hatband reading "''Reminder:'' Get Me To The Church On Time"
* WeddingDay: The auto-shooters depict the wedding between Eliza's father, Alfie, and his wealthy American matron.

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