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[Carole Luna (Royal Child replacement) holding Somawadi the cat backstage at The King and I]

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[Carole Luna (Royal Child replacement) holding Somawadi the cat backstage at The King and I]  [King and I (musical), by Rodgers & Hammerstein] (195?)


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Image Title

:  [Carole Luna (Royal Child replacement) holding Somawadi the cat backstage at The King and I]

Alternate Title

: King and I (musical), by Rodgers & Hammerstein

Creator

: Talbot Studio (New York, N.Y.) -- Photographer

Additional Name(s)

: Abeles, Joseph, 1906-1991 -- Photographer

Created Date

: 195?

Notes

: Original run: rehearsal, publicity and audition shots. Note 2.) Photo by Talbot. Note 3.) Richard Rodgers project. Note 4.) Talbot Studio (New York, N.Y.): Photography business founded by photographer Joseph Abeles in 1935.

Production Notes

: Previews began in New Haven on February 27, 1951, followed by previews in Boston. Opened on Broadway March 29, 1951at the Saint JamesTheatre, closing March 20, 1954. Yul Brynner originated the role of the King. Gertrude Lawrence, the original Anna, played the role from its opening through August 1952, prior to her hospitalization and subsequent death from liver cancer. Celeste Holm appeared in the production for six weeks during one of Lawr ....
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Source

: Billy Rose Theatre Collection photograph file / Productions / The King and I (musical), by Rodgers & Hammerstein

Location

: The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts / Billy Rose Theatre Division

Catalog Call Number

: *T PHO B

Digital ID

: 1712912

Record ID

: 1888113

Digital Item Published

: 5-22-2010; updated 5-8-2012

Rights Notice

: Copyright The New York Public Library.

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