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[Gertrude Lawrence (Anna Leonowens) and Yul Brynner (The King) in The King and I]

Image ID: 1713010

[Gertrude Lawrence (Anna Leonowens) and Yul Brynner (The King) in The King and I]  [King and I (musical), by Rodgers & Hammerstein] (195?)

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Image Title

:  [Gertrude Lawrence (Anna Leonowens) and Yul Brynner (The King) in The King and I]

Alternate Title

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

Creator

: Vandamm Studio -- Photographer

Created Date

: 195?

Notes

: Original run: rehearsal, publicity and audition shots. 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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Source

: Vandamm theatrical photographs, 1900-1957. / Productions / The King and I. (St. James Theatre, 1951)

Location

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

Catalog Call Number

: *T-Vim 1961-001, Vandamm 5236

Digital ID

: 1713010

Record ID

: 1894008

Digital Item Published

: 5-22-2010; updated 3-25-2011

Rights Notice

: Rights Notice: Permission is required for reproduction from Photographic Services and Permissions, The New York Public Library.

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