A creature with the head of a cockerel and the tail of a snake or dragon. "The basilisk is fabulously alleged to be hatched by a cockerel from the egg of a serpent (the reverse of the cockatrice, which was hatched from a hen's egg incubated by a serpent's nest)". (Wikipedia) Its glance causes death
Original - St. James Theater. Revived on Broadway three times: 1977, Uris Theatre(George Gershwin Theater); 1985, The Broadway Theatre; 1996, Neil Simon Theatre (starring Lou Diamond Phillips).
Brynner masked much of his life in mystery and outright lies designed to tease the gullible, and it was not until the publication Empire and Odysseu by his son Yul 'Rock' Brynner in 2006 that many of the details of Brynner's early life became clear.
Directed by Peter Jackson for New Line
Had a pet cockatoo named Fred
Based on the 2004 book 'Hadassah: One Night with the King'
Starred with Yul Brynner. Deborah won an Oscar for the leading role in this film.
Director: Walter Lang. Also starred Martin Benson, Terry Sanders & Rex Thompson. Plot: Musical about a widow who accepts a job as a live-in governess of the King of Siam's children.
Director: Martin Scorsese. Also starred Sandra Bernhard, Shelley Hack & Ed Herlihy. Plot: Aspiring comic Rupert Pupkin (De Niro) wants to achieve success in showbiz, by resorting to stalking his idol, a late night talk show host who craves his own privacy. Won BAFTA Film Award
Animated 1980 film based on the story by Hans Christian Andersen
IMDB:8.8/10. Director: Peter Jackson. #5 in IMDb Top 250 movies. 11 Oscar wins incl. Best Picture. 4 Baftas and 4 Golden Globes. Also starring Orlando Bloom, Cate Blanchett, Liv Tyler, Billy Boyd, Andy Serkis, Dominic Monaghan, Christopher Lee etc. etc.
Supreme commander of the Achaean armies whose actions provoke the feud with Achilles; brother of King Menelaus
The 3rd in the trilogy. A best-seller. The film adaptations of the trilogy were met with both critical and commercial success. Jackson's adaptations garnered 17 Oscars, 4 for The Fellowship of the Ring, 2 for The Two Towers, and 11 for The Return of the King; these covered many of the award categories. The Return of the King in fact won all of the 11 awards for which it was nominated, including Best Picture. With a total of 30 nominations, the trilogy also became the most-nominated in the Academy's history,
Popular Tales of the West Highlands, 1890
Children's and Household Tales, 1812
Popular Tales of the West Highlands
Best Actress - Musical or Comedy, 1956
Cecil B. DeMille silent movie
Musical film based on the book, "Anna and the King of Siam" by Margaret Landon
1946; top ten hit; lasting acclaim
1944; peaked at #9 on the Billboard chart; lasting acclaim
Based on the 1944 book 'Anna and the King of Siam'