1999 Animated Film

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1999 Animated Film

Screenplay by Peter Bakalian / Based on Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon and The King and I by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I was adapted into an animated family feature film released by Warner Brothers Family Entertainment on March 19, 1999. With a slightly modified story for family audiences, the movie featured Miranda Richardson as Anna Leonowens (with Christiane Noll singing for Anna) and Martin Vidnovic as the King.

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The soundtrack to the 1999 Animated Feature Film version of The King and I was released by Sony Music Distribution on March 16, 1999. Recorded in Toronto and London, the soundtrack featured many favorites from the show, including “I Whistle a Happy Tune,” “Hello, Young Lovers,” “Getting to Know You” and others, along with a special medley sung by Barbra Streisand.