Venue Details

201 Star Starred
Alex Theatre
between Wilson and California 216 N. Brand Blvd. Glendale, CA 91203
818-243-ALEX
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Tina
Come as you are
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Tina
None allowed in the theater - which is horrid cause I'd love some popcorn.
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Tina
$1. at the Exchange with validation in the lobby
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Porto's Bakery across the street!
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Casual
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Lots of public parking - metered and free street parking
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4.7 average rating
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2 stars
attended Jul 25 2009

The big screen was a fantastic way to view this classic and wonderful film.

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8 reviews
2 stars
attended Jul 25 2009

This was wonderful. It is such a fine example of Rogers' and Hammerstein's work, and is great in terms of music, sets, costumes and direction.

Enjoyable for the whole family- a must see.

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Description

Musical comedy star Mary Martin suggested Yul Brynner for the part of the King in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s 1951 adaptation of Anna and the King of Siam.

Appearing opposite Gertrude Lawrence during its historic Broadway run, Brynner would eventually appear in the title role almost 5000 times during his forty-year career.

When 20th Century Fox produced its lavish widescreen film version in 1956 it was Deborah Kerr who portrayed the English tutor in the blockbuster hit that garnered nine Academy Award® nominations. Among its five wins was Best Actor for the man who created the part.

Hit songs from the show include “Shall We Dance”, “Getting To Know You”, “Hello Young Lovers” and “I Whistle a Happy Tune”. _

The King And I _is presented in glorious De Luxe color and CinemaScope 55.