Anna and the King (1972– )

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A stern schoolteacher clashes with an aristocratic 19th-century king.

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 King Mongkut (13 episodes, 1972)
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 Anna Leonowens (13 episodes, 1972)
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 Kralahome (13 episodes, 1972)
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 Louis Leonowens / ... (13 episodes, 1972)
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 Prince Chulalongkorn (13 episodes, 1972)
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In 1862, a strong American schoolteacher, with her young son, travels to Siam to serve as the personal educator to the King's many children. Though Anna and the King often clash due to their disparate personalities and cultures, a respect grows between them. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

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17 September 1972 (USA)  »

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Anna en de koning van Siam  »

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The last television project for Yul Brynner. See more »

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King Mongkut: Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
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Follows The King and I (1956) See more »

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Saw the Broadway version....Great show for children
7 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

while a bit dated, this film is more watchable than the extravagant musical with Deborah Kerr. This film is a pleasant history lesson for children who need to learn and respect other cultures.

If you saw the Broadway show, the elaborate costumes and customs of the culture at the time were unique and intriguing.

This film was made into a TV series for younger audiences in the mid 1970's. It was thought-provoking and different, and would be worth finding, if there are any tapes available.

Perhaps someone has recorded this, if they have, please post where a copy could be obtained.


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