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Anna to keep awake for scientific sewing of dresses

King Mongkut of Siam:
[chanting to Buddha before banquet preparations]
Help also Mrs. Anna to keep awake for scientific sewing of dresses, even though she be only a woman and a Christian and therefore unworthy of your interest!
Anna Leonowens:
[greatly offended, rising]
Your Majesty!
King Mongkut of Siam:
A promise is a promise! Head must not be higher than mine! A promise!

Transcript:
Help also Mrs. Anna to keep awake
for scientific sewing of dresses
even though she be only
a woman and a Christian,
and therefore unworthy
of your interest.
Help also Mrs. Anna...
- Your Majesty, this is really...
- A promise is a promise.
Head must not be higher than mine.
A promise!
and therefore unworthy
of your interest.
And, Buddha,
I promise you
that I shall give
this unworthy woman
a house.
We will build her a
house of her own:

Clip duration: 46 seconds
Views: 13
Movie: The King and I
Year: 1956
Genres: biography, drama, musical, romance
Summary: A widow accepts a job as a live-in governess to the King of Siam's children.


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Actors

King Mongkut of Siam - Yul Brynner
Anna Leonowens - Deborah Kerr