The King and I (1956)
Director: Walter Lang. Cast: Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner, Rex Thompson, Rita Moreno, Martin Benson, Terry Saunders, Patrick Adiarte, Carlos Rivas, Yuriko, Alan Mowbray. Screenplay: Ernest Lehman (based on the novel Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon and the stage musical by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein).

Not yet reviewed in full. B


Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture
Best Director: Walter Lang
Best Actress: Deborah Kerr
Best Actor: Yul Brynner
Best Cinematography (Color): Leon Shamroy
Best Costume Design (Color): Irene Sharaff
Best Score (Musical): Alfred Newman & Ken Darby
Best Sound: Carlton W. Faulkner

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture (Musical/Comedy)
Best Actress (Musical/Comedy): Deborah Kerr
Best Actor (Musical/Comedy): Yul Brynner
Best Film Promoting International Understanding

Other Awards:
Writers Guild of America Awards: Best Written American Musical
National Board of Review: Best Actor (Brynner; also cited for Anastasia and The Ten Commandments)

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