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dublin_zoetrope One of my earliest memories of being taken to the cinema was to see "The King and I" with my parents. No, not that one - the animated version, made in 1999. (In terms of execrable remakes of Anna Leonowens's story, it had strangely good company with Jodie Foster's "Anna and the King" appearing in the same year.) With theatrical figures like Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz doing some of their best work for animated movies, it seemed only logical that classics of the American theatre could be interpreted in this fashion. After Don Bluth and 20th Century Fox passed on animating "My Fair Lady" (making "Anastasia", instead); Warner Brothers - and the Rodgers and Hammerstein Estate - bit the bullet with "The King and I." The result was an unmitigated disaster - with a simplistic plot, talking monkeys and animation that any toddler with Microsoft Paint could better. (Mind you, with the great Broadway songstress Christiane Noll, some of the songs survive nicely - and Barbra Streisand sees to the abandoned ones in a lovely credits medley). But the film's critical mauling put an end to future animations of Rodgers and Hammerstein's work - a shame, as seven-year-old me greatly anticipated cartoon Maria Von Trapp and her singing doe, Gerda (as my sister had an Anna Leonowens doll, I made up further ploys of overt merchandising). But it does beg the question: should Broadway musicals be attempted as animated films? Surely, the great success of "Frozen" makes an animated "Wicked" the logical next step - and the concept art for Spielberg's aborted "Cats" shows what an ambitious undertaking it could be if done correctly... 2d

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nscaduniversity The NSCAD Grad Catalogue has gone digital. Check out grad.nscad.ca/ to see the creative genius of this year's graduating class. #annaleonowens #art #grad #2015 #halifax #kaleidoscope #iamnscad 4d

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onthe20thcentury Queen Kelli row!!!

Guess who just got their college ID specifically to be able to get a student rush ticket for The King and I?? #kelliohara #thekingandi #annaleonowens #thebridgesofmadisoncounty #francescajohnson #thelightinthepiazza #clarajohnson #thepajamagame #babewilliams
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kesvn Stop by the Anna Leonowens Gallery today and check out the Grad 2015 Show! Curated by @kataska and designed by me. #grad #show #alg #nscad #annaleonowens #gallery #art #design #kaleidoscope 2w

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b.alvarezfeal Today is #mothersday in my country. So, happy day to all mothers in the house!!! By the way... can you spot mine? She's as clowny-showoff-stagy-loony like her son!
#FelizDíaDeLaMadre
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the_jealous_broody -this woman who believes herself to be the equal of a man (она считает себя равной мужчине !!!)
- not the equal of a man . the equal of a King (не только равной мужчине ,равной королю ) @kino__maniya @kino_tur @good_kino @kino_citati @zloy.kekc @to_believe_ @jizn_bol @dr.freud #annaandking #majesty #annaleonowens #movie #cinema #citata
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the_jealous_broody Мне хотелось бы знать ,если наука может разгадать даже тайну совершенства музыки , то почему она не может найти решение для учительницы и короля ?(с) #annaandtheking #cinema #movie #film #thebest #anna #king #annaleonowens #majesty #siam @kino__maniya @kino_tur @kino_citati @good_kino @i_wish_i_was_there 1mon
  •   jussepeverdy девушка нашол случайно ваш профиль , у вас очень разнообразное мировоззрение , мне нравится ваш профиль , возможно мой тоже вам понравится . подписывайтесь,я всегда рад новичкам в своей команде 1mon

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bella_chujit ริ้วขบวนใต้ร่มพระบารมีจักรีวงศ์ #งานใต้ร่มพระบารมี233ปีกรุงรัตนโกสินทร์ ขบวนรัชกาลที่4 สร้างสรรค์ขบวนและจัดทำเสื้อผ้าโดย @bella_chujit #Bella_Chujit #BellaC ขอบคุณภาพสวยๆจาก #RichardBarrow 1mon

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bella_chujit ริ้วขบวนใต้ร่มพระบารมีจักรีวงศ์ #งานใต้ร่มพระบารมี233ปีกรุงรัตนโกสินทร์ ขบวนรัชกาลที่4 สร้างสรรค์ขบวนและจัดทำเสื้อผ้าโดย @bella_chujit #Bella_Chujit #BellaC ขอบคุณภาพสวยๆจาก #RichardBarrow 1mon

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lovelydeborahkerr .
"Hello, young lovers whoever you are
I hope your troubles are few
All my good wishes go with you tonight
I've been in love like you."
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Deborah Kerr as Anna Leonowens in "The King and I", 1956. #DeborahKerr #YulBrynner #Yulkerr #TheKingAndI #AnnaLeonowens #Diva #Goddess #1950s #1960s #Vintage #Retrô #Love #Passion #Classic #OldDivas #OldDivasOnHollywood #Hollywood #OldHollywood #ClassicHollywood #Beautiful #Gorgeous #Perfection #Movies #Movie #VintageHollywood #Elegant #GoldenAgeOfHollywood #HollywoodGoldenAge #Lovely #OldMovies
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dr.faith . . .

أحب هالفيلم؛ آنّا والملك عن المعلمة الإنجليزية اللي تروح مملكة سيام اللي هي تايلند حاليا عشان تدرّس عيال الملك فتساهم في تغير شخصية الملك وتساعده في أمور مملكته السياسية، من فترة متذكرتنه، قبل وايد كانوا يحطونه الحين ناسينه.. . . .

#AnnaandtheKing #1999 #biographical #drama #film #1944 #novel #AnnaandtheKingoSiam #AnnaLeonowens #Siam #Thailand #19th #century #teacher #KingMongkut #JodieFoster #ChowYunfat
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phangirl4life IM BACK AGAIN WHOOOO HOW LONG HAS IT BEEN LIKE A WEEK?!?!?! IVE BEEN GONE A WEEK?!?!?! I'm sure you're tired of my excuses but like I said I was travelling for spring break but I'm back home now so expect regular posts soon!

Can we just at this pic tho
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ellensingsshowtunes Anna Leonowens//The King and I//Getting to Know You 3/3

Sorry I'm late posting this! I was exhausted yesterday and fell asleep and forgot to post this last part. But here it is now!

Day 1 - First Musical You Saw/Heard
I saw The King and I at a local high school about 7 and a half years ago, and although I don't really remember most of it, it was the first time I was ever really exposed to musicals, and I'm extremely grateful for it.

#ellensingsannaleonowens
#thekingandi
#annaleonowens
#kelliohara
#Broadway
#instashownow
2mon

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ellensingsshowtunes Anna Leonowens//The King and I//Getting to Know You 2/3

I really want to see the revival of this show with Kelli O'Hara, but I probably won't be able to because of the expense Day 1 - First Musical You Saw/Heard
I saw The King and I at a local high school about 7 and a half years ago, and although I don't really remember most of it, it was the first time I was ever really exposed to musicals, and I'm extremely grateful for it.

#ellensingsannaleonowens
#thekingandi
#annaleonowens
#kelliohara
#Broadway
#instashownow
2mon
  •   acp515 It was so good. Saw it last week 2mon

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