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Kiss me Kate (1953)
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Call no.:
DVD 002 853
Title:
Kiss me Kate
Originally produced:
1953
Format:
DVD
Summary:
Two squabbling, 20th-century ex-marrieds are cast as squabbling Renaissance romantics in a musical version of The taming of the shrew. On stage they fight it out and backstage they continue to clash.
Credits:
Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; screenplay by Dorothy Kingsley, based upon the play produced on the stage by Lemuel Ayers and Arnold Saint Subber ; produced by Jack Cummings ; directed by George Sidney.
Publication:
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2003.
Languages:
In English with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned.
Details:
1 DVD (ca. 140 min.) : sound, color
Studio(s):
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Director(s):
Sidney, George
Fitzgerald, Peter
Smith, James H
Screenwriter(s):
Kingsley, Dorothy
Fitzgerald, Peter
Producer(s):
Cummings, Jack
Ayers, Lemuel
Saint Subber, Arnold
Fitzgerald, Peter
FitzPatrick, James A.
Cast:
Kathryn Grayson, Howard Keel, Ann Miller, Keenan Wynn, Bobby Van ,Tommy Rall, James Whitmore, Kurt Kasznar, Bob Fosse, Ron Randel, Willard Parker.
Production:
Director of photography, Charles Rosher ; editor, Ralph E. Winters ; music and lyrics by Cole Porter.
Notes:
Based on the play by Samuel and Bella Spewack.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1953.
Special features: AnnMiller hosts Cole Porter in Hollywood: Too darn hot / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; written, produced and directed by Peter Fitzgerald (ca. 10:00) ; music only track; vintage documentary short: Mighty Manhattan, New York's wonder city / directed by James H. Smith ; produced and narrated by James A. FitzPatrick (ca. 20:00); behind-the-scenes notes; theatrical trailer.
Subjects:
Spewack, Samuel, 1899-1971 Film adaptations.
Spewack, Bella Cohen, 1899-1990 Film adaptations.
Actors Drama.
Man-woman relationships Drama.
Manhattan (New York, N.Y.) Drama.
Genre:
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Romance films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Documentary films.
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Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Documentary films
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Film adaptations
Genre: Romance films
Year: 1950s
Spoken language: English
Subtitles: English
Subtitles: French
Subtitles: Spanish
Accessibility: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Title: Kiss me Kate
Director: Fitzgerald, Peter
Director: Sidney, George
Director: Smith, James H
Actor: Fosse, Bob
Actor: Grayson, Kathryn
Actor: Keel, Howard
Actor: Miller, Ann
Musical score composer: Porter, Cole
Production studio: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Screenplay: Adaptations
Film technique: Live action
Cover image available: Yes