The King And I

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Schoolteacher and widow Anna Leonowens travels to Siam to teach its King's children. During the course of her stay, she enlightens the King as to changing times and helps him reassess his relationship to one of his several wives.
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Schoolteacher and widow Anna Leonowens travels to Siam to teach its King's children. During the course of her stay, she enlightens the King as to changing times and helps him reassess his relationship to one of his several wives.

Original Release

06/29/1956

Cast

Deborah Kerr Anna Leonowens
Rita Moreno Tuptim
Yul Brynner King Mongkut of Siam
Rex Thompson Louis Leonowens
Martin Benson Kralahome
Terry Saunders Lady Thiang
Carlos Rivas Lun Tha
Patrick Adiarte Prince Chulalongkorn
Alan Mowbray Sir John Hay
Geoffrey Toone Sir Edward Ramsay
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Walter Lang

Writers

Oscar Hammerstein II, Ernest Lehman, Margaret Landon

Cast

Deborah Kerr Anna Leonowens
Rita Moreno Tuptim
Yul Brynner King Mongkut of Siam
Rex Thompson Louis Leonowens
Martin Benson Kralahome
Terry Saunders Lady Thiang
Carlos Rivas Lun Tha
Patrick Adiarte Prince Chulalongkorn
Alan Mowbray Sir John Hay
Geoffrey Toone Sir Edward Ramsay
Charles Irwin Capt. Orton
Marni Nixon Playback vocalist for Deborah Kerr
Leo Abbey Guard
Robert Banas Keeper of the Dogs - in Play
Dennis Bonilla Mongkut's Twin Son
Thomas Bonilla Mongkut's Twin Son
Jerry Chien Royal Child
Amir Farr Sailor
Henry Fong Guard
Dick Kay Hong Royal Child

Producers

Editors

Robert L. Simpson

1957 Oscar Best Picture Nominated
1957 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Won
1957 Oscar Best Actress in a Leading Role Nominated
1957 Oscar Best Director Nominated
1957 Oscar Best Cinematography, Color Nominated
1957 Oscar Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color Won
1957 Oscar Best Costume Design, Color Won
1957 Oscar Best Sound, Recording Won
1957 Oscar Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture Won
1957 Golden Globe Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Won
1957 Golden Globe Best Actress - Comedy or Musical Won
1957 Golden Globe Best Actor - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1957 Golden Globe Best Film Promoting International Understanding Nominated
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