The Resource The King and I, 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, (videorecording)

The King and I, 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, (videorecording)

Label
The King and I
Title
The King and I
Statement of responsibility
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
Title variation
Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I
Contributor
Choreographer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
An English governess is hired to teach the King of Siam's children, but challenges the country's traditions during her work
Related
Awards note
1956 Academy Award winner, best actor, best art direction, set direction, best sound recording, best scoring of a motion picture, best costume design.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
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
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: G
Language note
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
LC call number
PN1995.9.M86
LC item number
K56 2006
PerformerNote
Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner, Rita Moreno, Martin Benson, Terry Saunders, Rex Thompson, Carlos Rivas, Patrick Adiarte, Alan Mowbray, Geoffrey Toone
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1902-1979
  • 1915-2005
  • 1901-1974
  • 1892-1969
  • 1898-1972
  • 1921-2007
  • 1918-2010
  • 1942-
  • 1928-
  • 1896-1969
  • 1910-2005
  • 1902-1979
  • 1895-1960
  • 1903-1993
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Zanuck, Darryl Francis
  • Lehman, Ernest
  • Shamroy, Leon
  • Brackett, Charles
  • Lang, Walter
  • Kerr, Deborah
  • Brynner, Yul
  • Moreno, Rita
  • Benson, Martin
  • Saunders, Terry
  • Thompson, Rex
  • Rivas, Carlos
  • Adiarte, Patrick
  • Mowbray, Alan
  • Toone, Geoffrey
  • Rodgers, Richard
  • Hammerstein, Oscar
  • Robbins, Jerome
  • Landon, Margaret
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
133
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Leonowens, Anna Harriette
  • Mongkut
  • Governesses
  • British
  • Thailand
  • Thailand
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The King and I, 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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • From the musical play based on "Anna and the King of Siam," by Margaret Landon
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1956
  • Issued also as part of the Rodgers & Hammerstein collection
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
50th anniversary ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 133 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 024543391029
  • 024543382294
  • 00024543391029
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2239102
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
o74336890
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
Terms governing use
Educational public performance rights included.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The King and I, 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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • From the musical play based on "Anna and the King of Siam," by Margaret Landon
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1956
  • Issued also as part of the Rodgers & Hammerstein collection
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
50th anniversary ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 133 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 024543391029
  • 024543382294
  • 00024543391029
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2239102
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
o74336890
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
Terms governing use
Educational public performance rights included.
Video recording format
DVD

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