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Uniform Title King and I (Motion picture)
Title The King and I [videorecording] / [presented by] Darryl F. Zanuck ; produced by Charles Brackett ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Walter Lang.

Imprint Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2006]

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    L KING KI K00DVD    Available
 PAS Central Library DVD    KIN    Staff Reported Missing
Edition 50th anniversary ed.
Description 2 videodiscs (ca. 133 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note From Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical play based on "Anna and the King of Siam," by Margaret Landon.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1956.
Special features: Disc 1: audio commentary by Richard Barrios and Michael Portantiere; exclusive isolated musical score; songs-only option; singalong karaoke subtitles (English) ; Disc 2: "Anna and the King" TV pilot with commentary by Samantha Eggar; featurettes: "Something wonderful: the story of 'The King and I'"; "The Kings of Broadway"; "The King of the big screen"; "'The King and I' stage version"; "'The King and I' the Royal archives"; "Restoring CinemaScope® 55"; vintage stage excerpts: songs "Getting to know you" and "A puzzlement" performed by Broadway stars Patricia Morison and Yul Brynner; stills and audio from deleted number: "Shall I tell you what I think of you?" performed by Deborah Kerr and Marni Nixon; Fox Movietone News including charity premiere and Yul Brynner Oscar® clip.
Credits Director of photography, Leon Shamroy ; editor, Robert Simpson ; music, Richard Rodgers ; book and lyrics, Oscar Hammerstein II ; choreography, Jerome Robbins.
Cast Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner, Rita Moreno, Martin Benson, Terry Saunders, Rex Thompson.
Summary An English governess is hired to teach the King of Siam's children, but ruins the country's traditions during her work.
Audience MPAA rating: G.
System Details DVD, region 1, (disc 1) anamorphic widescreen (2.55:1, letterbox) presentation ; (disc 1) Dolby Digital 5.0 surround, Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital mono ; (disc 2) Dolby Digital mono.
Language Disc 1: In English, dubbed Spanish, or dubbed French, with English or Spanish subtitles.
Disc 2: In English or dubbed Spanish, with English or Spanish subtitles.
Disc 1: Closed-captioned.
Subject Leonowens, Anna Harriette, 1831-1915 -- Drama.
Mongkut, King of Siam, 1804-1868 -- Drama.
Governesses -- Thailand -- Biography -- Drama.
British -- Thailand -- History -- 19th century -- Drama.
Cuidado de niños -- Thailand -- Biografía -- Teatro.
Inglesa -- Thailand -- Historia -- Siglo XIX -- Teatro.
Thailand -- Court and courtiers -- History -- 19th century -- Drama.
Thailand -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Drama.
Genre/Form Film adaptations
Musical films
Biographical films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Lang, Walter, 1898-1972.
Kerr, Deborah, 1921-2007.
Brynner, Yul.
Moreno, Rita.
Lehman, Ernest, 1915-2005.
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979.
Hammerstein, Oscar, II, 1895-1960.
Landon, Margaret, 1903-1993. Anna and the King of Siam.
Added Title Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I

 
    
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