Tag Archive: The King and I

Jul 11 2017

What we want to hear

“People generally see what they look for, and hear what they listen for.” Judge Taylor in To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, first published in the United States on this day in 1960. Harper Lee wrote that statement more than fifty years ago. Before Cable TV, before 24/7 news, before the Internet, before Twitter, …

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Jul 11 2016

Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera!

Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera! As spoken by Yul Brynner as King Mongut of Siam in The King and I, a role he played in film and extensively on Broadway. The Russian actor and dancer was born on this day in 1920. Died 1985. I saw Brynner play the King on Broadway back in …

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