The King and I


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50th anniversary edition.
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (approximately 133 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
From the musical play based on "Anna and the King of Siam, " by Margaret Landon.
General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1956.
General Note
Issued also as part of the Rodgers & Hammerstein collection.
General Note
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.
Creation/Production Credits
Music by Richard Rodgers ; book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II ; dances and musical numbers staged by Jerome Robbins ; music supervised and conducted by Alfred Newman ; costumes designed by Irene Sharaff ; art direction, Lyle R. Wheeler, John De Cuir ; set decorations, Walter M. Scott, Paul S. Fox ; film editor, Robert Simpson ; ballet arrangements by Trude Rittman.
Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner, Rita Moreno, Martin Benson, Terry Saunders, Rex Thompson, Carlos Rivas, Patrick Adiarte, Alan Mowbray, Geoffrey Toone.
An English governess is hired to teach the King of Siam's children, but challenges the country's traditions during her work.
System Details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; (disc 1) anamorphic widescreen (2.55:1, letterbox) presentation ; (disc 1) Dolby Digital 5.0 surround, Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital mono., dual layer; (disc 2) Dolby Digital mono., dual layer.
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; closed captioned.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Zanuck, D. F., Lehman, E., Shamroy, L., Brackett, C., Lang, W., Kerr, D., Brynner, Y., Moreno, R., Benson, M., Saunders, T., Thompson, R., Rivas, C., Adiarte, P., Mowbray, A., Toone, G., Rodgers, R., Hammerstein, O., II., Robbins, J., & Landon, M. (2006). The King and I. 50th anniversary edition. Beverly Hills, Calif.: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Darryl Francis Zanuck et al.. 2006. The King and I. Beverly Hills, Calif.: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Darryl Francis Zanuck et al., The King and I. Beverly Hills, Calif.: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2006.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Zanuck, Darryl Francis, et al. The King and I. 50th anniversary edition. Beverly Hills, Calif.: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2006. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.

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