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[Yul Brynner (The King) in The King and I]

Image ID: 1712917

[Yul Brynner (The King) in The King and I]  [King and I (musical), by Rodgers & Hammerstein] (1951)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Yul Brynner (The King) in The King and I]

Alternate Title

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


: Vandamm Studio -- Photographer

Created Date

: 1951


: Handwritten in ink on recto, on lower right: Vandamm. 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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: Lester Sweyd Collection


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


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

Catalog Call Number

: *T PHO C

Digital ID

: 1712917

Record ID

: 1888118

Digital Item Published

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

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: Copyright The New York Public Library.

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