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The King and I [videorecording] / 20th Century Fox ; [presented by] Darryl F. Zanuck ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; director of photography, Leon Shamroy ; produced by Charles Brackett ; directed by Walter Lang
Alternate (uniform) Title King and I (Motion picture)
Alternate Title Title on container: Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I [videorecording]
50th anniversary ed
Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2006
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  DS581 .L311 2006    AVAILABLE
Subject Leonowens, Anna Harriette, 1831-1915 -- Drama
Mongkut, King of Siam, 1804-1868 -- Drama
Subject(s) Governesses -- Thailand -- Biography -- Drama
British -- Thailand -- History -- 19th century -- Drama
Subject Thailand -- Court and courtiers -- History -- 19th century -- Drama
Thailand -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Drama
Physical Description 2 videodiscs (ca. 133 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - 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
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; closed captioned
Cast Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner, Rita Moreno, Martin Benson, Terry Saunders, Rex Thompson, Carlos Rivas, Patrick Adiarte, Alan Mowbray, Geoffrey Toone
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
Note MPAA rating: G
Summary An English governess is hired to teach the King of Siam's children, but challenges the country's traditions during her work
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
Alternate Author Lehman, Ernest, 1915-2005
Lang, Walter, 1898-1972
Kerr, Deborah, 1921-2007
Brynner, Yul
Moreno, Rita
Benson, Martin, 1918-2010
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979
Hammerstein, Oscar, 1895-1960
Landon, Margaret, 1903-1993. Anna and the King of Siam
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc

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