Kiss me Kate

United States, 1953

Film
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Kiss me Kate, one of the most celebrated musicals, with its sparkling songs and dazzling wit, stars Kathryn Grayson and Howard Keel at their best, in the battle of the sexes. Kathryn is Lilli Vanessi, the temperamental stage star, Howard is her ex-husband Fred Graham. The action takes place on an opening night with a romantic free-for-all in the dressing rooms and on stage. Unforgettable songs in Cole Porter’s vibrant score and dancing by Ann Miller. Based on the play by Samuel and Bella Spewack.

Credits

production company

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

producer

Jack Cummings

Duration

01:45:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1953

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302374

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Adaptations

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Literature → American literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

Musicals

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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