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The king and I

Lehman, Ernest

An English governess is hired to teach the King of Siam's children, but ruins the country's traditions during her work.

MPAA rating: G.

written by Ernest Lehman ; produced by Charles Brackett ; directed by Walter Lang.

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Originally produced as a motion picture in 1956.

From the musical play based on Anna and The King of Siam by Margaret Landon.

Wide screen (2.55:1).

Bonus features: disc 1 songs-only option; sing-along subtitles; Anna and the King TV pilot; Fox Movietone news, including charity premiere and Yul Brynner Oscar clip. Disc 2 bonus features: six behind the scenes featurettes, vintage stage excerpts; stills and audio from deleted number: "Shall I tell you what I think of you?".

Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner, Rita Moreno, Martin Benson.


English, Spanish or French dialogue; Spanish or English subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).

Director of photography, Leon Shamroy ; music director, Alfred Newman ; music, Richard Rodgers; lyrics, Oscar Hammerstein II; choreography, Jerome Robbins.

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