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Kiss me Kate [videorecording] / 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.
Series:
Classic musicals collection
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (ca. 140 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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.
Form/Genre:
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Romance films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Documentary films.
Language:
In English with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned.
System details:
: DVD - NTSC; Dolby digital 5.1 surround; Region 1.
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.
Participant:
Kathryn Grayson, Howard Keel, Ann Miller, Keenan Wynn, Bobby Van ,Tommy Rall, James Whitmore, Kurt Kasznar, Bob Fosse, Ron Randel, Willard Parker.
Credits:
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.
Contributor:
Sidney, George, 1916-2002. , Director
Cummings, Jack, 1900-1989. , Producer
Ayers, Lemuel. , Producer
Saint Subber, Arnold. , Producer
Kingsley, Dorothy. , Screenwriter
Fitzgerald, Peter. , Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Smith, James H. , Director
FitzPatrick, James A., d. 1980. , Producer, Narrator
Grayson, Kathryn, 1922- , Actor
Keel, Howard, 1919-2004. , Actor
Miller, Ann, 1923-2004. , Actor
Wynn, Keenan, 1916-1986. , Actor
Fosse, Bob, 1927-1987. , Actor
Spewack, Samuel, 1899-1971. , Author
Spewack, Bella Cohen, 1899-1990. , Author
Porter, Cole, 1891-1964. , Lyricist, Composer
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. , Producer
Warner Home Video (Firm) , Distributor
Related Work:
Spewack, Samuel, 1899-1971., Author Kiss me Kate.
Spewack, Bella Cohen, 1899-1990., Author Kiss me Kate.
Porter, Cole, 1891-1964., Lyricist, Composer Kiss me, Kate.
Contains:
Cole Porter in Hollywood : too darn hot [videorecording]
Too darn hot [videorecording]
Mighty Manhattan, New York's wonder city [videorecording]
ISBN:
0790744740
Publisher no.:
012569508828
65088 Warner Home Video