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[Gertrude Lawrence (Anna Leonowens) and Royal Wives in The King and I]

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[Gertrude Lawrence (Anna Leonowens) and Royal Wives in The King and I]  [King and I (musical), by Rodgers & Hammerstein] (1951)


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Image Title

:  [Gertrude Lawrence (Anna Leonowens) and Royal Wives in The King and I]

Alternate Title

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

Creator

: Vandamm Studio -- Photographer

Created Date

: 1951

Notes

: Handwritten in ink on lower left: Vandamm. Stamped on verso: *Arthur Rosenfeld. Note 2.) Photograph by Vandamm. Note 3.) Richard Rodgers project

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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Provenance

: Lester Sweyd Collection

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 C

Digital ID

: 1712914

Record ID

: 1888115

Digital Item Published

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

Rights Notice

: Copyright The New York Public Library.

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