Anna and the King of Siam
Anna and the King of Siam (1946)

Based on author Margaret Landon's chronicle of the adventures of 19th-century British schoolteacher Anna Leonowens, this romantic drama tells the story of Anna's influence on the life of the majestic and arrogant King of Siam. The… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 20, 1946
DVD Release Date: May 24, 2005
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Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

Before it became a popular musical with Yul Brynner, Margaret Landon's book about the British Governess was a skillful, well acted melodrama by Rex Harrison (in his Hollywood debut) and Irene Dunne.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Predating "The King and I," and just as entertaining, minus the music.

Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

Rex Harrison is sexy, Irene Dunne is prim, but the racism is evident.

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jay nixon
good non musical version of the King and I. Darker in tone

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