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Don't you think knives and forks would be more suitable

King Mongkut of Siam:
You will order the finest gold chopsticks.
Anna Leonowens:
Your Majesty, chopsticks? Don't you think knives and forks would be more suitable?
King Mongkut of Siam:
I make mistake, the British not scientific enough to know how to use chopsticks.

Transcript:
- And napkins.
- Of finest silk.
- Using best gold chopsticks.
- Chopsticks?
Don't you think knives and forks
would be more suitable?
British not scientific enough
for the use of chopsticks.
You are to order finest
gold knives and forks.
Also spoons.
Why do you not think of spoons?
An inspired idea, Your Majesty.
We mustn't forget cigars.
Englishmen are fond of them.
You are to make list of all eminent
Europeans residing in Bangkok
- for sending of invitations.
- Very well.
You will instruct court musicians
their learning music of Europe
for dancing, et cetera,
et cetera, et cetera.

Clip duration: 39 seconds
Views: 12
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