The King and I

United States, 1956

Film
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This visual and musical masterpiece features Yul Brynner’s Academy Award winning performance, an unforgettable Rodgers and Hammerstein score, and brilliant choreography by Jerome Robbins. It tells the true story of an Englishwoman, Anna Leonowens who comes to Siam as a school teacher to the royal court in the 1860’s. Winner of five Academy Awards, “The King and I” contains some of the most lavish sets and costumes in Hollywood history, and some of the world’s best loved songs. Also stars Deborah Kerr.

Credits

production company

Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation

producer

Charles Brackett

director
Duration

02:13:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1956

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302269

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Musicals

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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