The King and I (1956)

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Widowed Welsh mother Anna Loenowens becomes a governess and English tutor to the wives and many children of the stubborn King Mongkut of Siam. Anna and the King have a clash of personalities as she works to teach the royal family about the English language, customs and etiquette, and rushes to prepare a party for a group of European diplomats who must change their opinions about the King.

Rotten Tomatoes: Fresh 96% / Audience 83%

Rated G,  2 hr 13 mins

GENRES
Adventure • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION
Walter Lang
CAST
Deborah Kerr  •  Yul Brynner  •  Rita Moreno  •  Martin Benson

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CAST & CHARACTERS
Deborah Kerr Anna Leonowens
Yul Brynner King Mongkut of Siam
Rita Moreno Tuptim
Martin Benson Kralahome
Terry Saunders Lady Thiang
Rex Thompson Louis Leonowens
Carlos Rivas Lun Tha
Patrick Adiarte Prince Chulalongkorn
Alan Mowbray Sir John Hay
Geoffrey Toone Sir Edward Ramsay
Charles Irwin Capt. Orton (uncredited)