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South Pacific (Dir. Joshua Logan, 1958): Blessed with a treasure of timeless songs, South Pacific combines the passionate, heartwarming romance of a naive young Navy nurse (Mitzi Gaynor) and an older French plantation owner (Rossano Brazzi) with South Seas splendour and a world at war while the breathtaking score is highlighted by some of the most romantic songs ever written.
Oklahoma (Dir. Fred Zimmermann, 1955): Rodgers and Hammerstein's charming and vigorous tale of romance and adventure set in the Wild West. Songs include 'People Will Say We're In Love', 'Oh, What A Beautiful Morning' and the title song 'Oklahoma!'
The King And I (Dir. Walter Lang, 1956): This visual and musical masterpiece features Yul Brynner's Academy Award winning performance, an unforgettable Rodgers and Hammerstein score and brilliant choreography by Jerome Robbins. This masterful musical celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2006!
It tells the true story of an English woman, Anna Leonowens (Kerr), who comes to Siam as schoolteacher to the royal court in the 1860s. Though she soon finds herself at odds with the stubborn monarch (Brynner), over time Anna and the King stop trying to change each other and begin to understand one another.
Winner of six Academy Awards, The King And I contains some of the most lavish sets in Hollywood and some of the world's best-loved songs, including ´Getting To Know You´, ´I Whistle A Happy Tune´, ´Hello, Young Lovers´ and ´Shall We Dance?´