Anna and the King of Siam (1946)
|Producer(s)||Louis D. Lighton|
|Top Genres||Biographical, Drama, Film Adaptation, Romance|
|Top Topics||Book-Based, Children, Exotic Lands, Romance (Drama), Royalty|
Anna and the King of Siam Overview:
Anna and the King of Siam (1946) was a Biographical - Drama Film directed by John Cromwell and produced by Louis D. Lighton.
The film was based on the biographical novel of the same name written by Margaret Landon at the fictionalized bio 1944.
Irene Dunne shines as the English governess who travels to Siam to instruct the King's many children. Based on a true story. Harrison's first Hollywood role; remade as a musical, The King and I, in 1956.
(Source: available at Amazon AMC Classic Movie Companion)..
Academy Awards 1946 --- Ceremony Number 19 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Supporting Actress||Gale Sondergaard||Nominated|
|Best Art Direction||Art Direction: Lyle Wheeler, William Darling; Interior Decoration: Thomas Little, Frank E. Hughes||Won|
|Best Cinematography||Arthur Miller||Won|
|Best Music - Scoring||Bernard Herrmann||Nominated|
|Best Writing||Talbot Jennings, Sally Benson||Nominated|
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Anna and the King of Siam Directed by John Cromwell Written by Talbot Jennings and Sally Benson from the biography by Margaret Landon 1946/USA Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation First viewing/Netflix rental I can’t imagine the filmmakers realized just what an effective critique of col... Read full article
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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onJanuary 20, 1947 with Rex Harrison and Irene Dunne reprising their film roles.
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onMay 30, 1949 with Irene Dunne reprising her film role.
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