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    Sale 5238

    Film & Entertainment Memorabilia

    19 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 112

    The King And I, 1977 Yul Brynner

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    The King And I, 1977 Yul Brynner
    A three-quarter length robe of black and gold geometric design, lined with black silk -- made for Yul Brynner as King Mongkut of Siam in the 1977 Broadway revival of The King And I


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    This was Brynner's best-known role; he played King Mongkut of Siam 4626 times onstage over the span of his career. He appeared in the original production of The King And I as well as subsequent touring productions and in the 1977 and 1985 Broadway revivals. He won an Academy Award for Best Actor for the role, and is one of only seven people who have won both a Tony Award and an Academy Award for the same role.

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