The King and I (50th Anniversary Edition) (Widescreen) (2-DVD)
Starring: Yul Brynner & Deborah Kerr Director: Walter Lang

The King and I (50th Anniversary Edition)
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DVD Features:

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 13 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1956
  • Label: 20th Century Fox
  • 2-Disc Set
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 2.55
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
    • Mono - Spanish, French
    • Stereo - English
    • Subtitles - Spanish - Optional

Disc 1: THE KING AND I - Widescreen

  • Additional Release Material:
    • Additional Audio Tracks - Isolated Score
    • Audio Commentary: Richard Barrios, Michael Portantiere - Theater Historians

Disc 2: THE KING AND I - Supplemental Materials

  • Additional Release Material:
    • Behind the Scenes: "Restoring Cinescope 55"
    • Featurette:
      1. "Anna and the King" Pilot (Including Audio Commentary)
      2. "Getting To Know You" (Morison, Brynner)
      3. "A Puzzlement" (Morison, Brynner)
    • Bonus Footage:
      1. "Shall I Tell You What I Think Of You" (song)
      2. Movietone News: Charity Premieres of THE KING AND I Musical Milestone
      3. Ingrid Bergman and Yul Brynner Oscar Winners
      4. Australians from Yul Brynner Club
    • Documentary:
      1. "Something Wonderful: The Story of THE KING AND I"
      2. "The Kings of Broadway"
      3. "The King and I" Stage Version
      4. "The King of the Big Screen"
      5. "A Royal Production"

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Major Awards:

Academy Awards 1956 - Best Actor: Yul Brynner
Academy Awards 1956 - Best Adapted or Musical Song/Score: Alfred Newman & Ken Darby
Academy Awards 1956 - Best Art Direction - Set Decoration (Color)
Academy Awards 1956 - Best Costume Design (Color)
Academy Awards 1956 - Best Sound Recording

Product Description:

Rogers and Hammerstein's Broadway musical, adapted from Margaret Landon's fact-based novel and the 1946 film ANNA AND THE KING OF SIAM, makes a spectacularly successful move to the silver screen in the Yul Brynner tour de force THE KING AND I. Brynner, reprising the role he'd polished to perfection on stage, plays the blustering, headstrong Siamese potentate who meets his match in the form of Anna Leonowens (Deborah Kerr), the prim and proper English widow he's hired to oversee the rearing of his huge, unruly flock of children.

Director Walter Lang (TIN PAN ALLEY) presents THE KING AND I, one of the most popular musicals in cinema history, as a dizzyingly bountiful Technicolor feast. Kerr (aided during songs by the overdubbed voice of Marni Nixon) contributes a dynamic performance that is every bit the equal of Brynner's transcendent, career-defining turn, for which he won an Academy Award. The delightful score, which also garnered an Oscar, includes three perennial favorite show tunes: "I Whistle a Happy Tune," "Getting to Know You," and "Shall We Dance'"


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  • Sales Rank: 114,854
  • UPC: 024543391029
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