Anna and the King

Continuity mistake: In the caning scene two different canes are used, look at the tip.



Continuity mistake: When they are riding through the abandoned village, they go past one of the hanged people three times.

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Continuity mistake: When the king's daughter dies her head falls back into her father's arm. When the camera shows the king's face one sees a bit of the girl's still upright head.



Continuity mistake: When Anna and her son were riding the coach, Louis' hand is visible. He was holding on to something. But when the shot changes angle, his hand is no longer there.


Continuity mistake: On the boat trip Anna's parting has a little twist in front. When she gets off the boat her parting is straight.



Continuity mistake: At the end of the movie when Anna and the King say good-bye it is late evening, but when they dance the sky is bright and it looks like dawn.



Continuity mistake: When Anna and the king meet on the beach at night her long open hair is red. For the rest of the film it's ash blonde.



Continuity mistake: On the boat trip the king's daughter's collar is standing upwards. When she gets off the boat the collar has a nicely ironed crease in the middle.

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Continuity mistake: In the scene where the king's daughter dies her temple hair changes from shot to shot.



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Tuptim: If love were a choice, who would choose such exquisite pain?



The movie is set in the 1860s. During a performance for English guests, Anna has the King's children perform "Bicycle Built For Two". That song, otherwise known as "Daisy Belle" was written by Harry Dacre in 1892.



The film's producers wanted to shoot Anna and the King in Bangkok. Due to disagreements concerning the script with the Thai Government (King Rama IV in the movie was the great-grandfather of the present Thai King), the crew and cast were not allowed to film in Thailand at all. This film was shot in Malaysia instead.