The King and I

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In this film adaptation of the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical, widowed Welsh mother Anna Loenowens (Deborah Kerr) becomes a governess and English tutor to the wives and many children of the stubborn King Mongkut of Siam (Yul Brynner). 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.

Release details

Rated: G
Release date: Thursday June 28 1956
Duration: 133 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Walter Lang
Screenwriter: Ernest Lehman
Cast: Deborah Kerr
Yul Brynner
Rita Moreno
Martin Benson
Terry Saunders
Carlos Rivas
Alan Mowbray
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