Kiss Me Kate Overview:

Kiss Me Kate (1968) was a Comedy - Musical Film directed by Paul Bogart and produced by Norman Rosemont.

Academy Awards 1953 --- Ceremony Number 26 (source: AMPAS)

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Best Music - ScoringAndre Previn, Saul ChaplinNominated
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Kiss Me Kate (1953): A Musical and Meta Entertainment

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jun 3, 2020 From 4 Star Films

The film version of Kiss Me Kate, helmed by MGM’s perennial musical director George Sidney, is a translation of Cole Porter’s rousing Broadway success. We must play a game of two degrees of separation because the stage smash was itself a comical backstage adaptation of Shakespeare’... Read full article


Kiss Me Kate (1953)

By Cameron on Jan 6, 2018 From The Blonde At The Film

via: https://rileysrandomreview.wordpress.com/2012/05/21/and-how-about-musical-monday/ ?Unless otherwise noted, all images are my own. Kiss Me Kate?premiered on Broadway in 1948 to immediate acclaim.?Written by Samuel and Bella Spewack with a score by Cole Porter, Kiss Me Kate took Shakespeare’... Read full article


Kiss Me Kate (1953)

on Jun 8, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film

Crippled by television and desperate to get butts back into seats, 1953 was?the year of 3D movies. For that entire?year, nearly every big-budget production tried their hand at throwing things in the audiences’ face in the hopes of enticing them to buy a ticket. (Outside of 3D, the 1950s also s... Read full article


1001 Classic Movies: Kiss Me Kate

By Amanda Garrett on Apr 12, 2016 From Old Hollywood Films

Kiss Me Kate (1953), starring Kathryn Grayson and Howard Keel, is one of the 1001 classic movies you should see. Each Monday, I'm going to recommend a classic movie you should see (for the reasons behind the 1001 series and reviews of earlier films covered go here). Throughout April, I'll commemo... Read full article


Kiss Me Kate (1953)

By Beatrice on Nov 8, 2015 From Flickers in Time

Kiss Me Kate Directed by George Sidney Written by Dorothy Kingsley after the Broadway musical by Sam and Bella Spewak and the play The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare 1953/USA Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer First viewing/My DVD collection But I’m always true to you, Darlin’, in my fashio... Read full article


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The original Broadway production of "Kiss Me Kate" opened at the New Century Theater on December 30, 1948, ran for 1077 performances and won the 1954 Tony Awards for the Best Musical, Book and Score.
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