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Kiss me Kate / Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; screen play by Dorothy Kingsley ; produced by Jack Cummings ; directed by George Sidney.

Kingsley, Dorothy, (screenwriter.). Cummings, Jack, 1900-1989 (film producer.). Sidney, George, 1916-2002 (film director.). Spewack, Bella Cohen, 1899-1990 (author.). Spewack, Samuel, 1899-1971 (author.). Grayson, Kathryn, 1922-2010 (actor.). Keel, Howard, 1919-2004 (actor.). Miller, Ann, 1923-2004 (actor.). Wynn, Keenan, 1916-1986 (actor.). Van, Bobby, (actor.). Rall, Tommy, (actor.). Whitmore, James, 1921-2009 (actor.). Kasznar, Kurt, 1913-1979 (actor.). Pan, Hermes, 1905-1990 (choreographer.). Porter, Cole, 1891-1964 (composer.). Rosher, Charles, 1885-1974 (director of photography.). Winters, Ralph E., (editor of moving image work.). Spewack, Samuel, 1899-1971 (Added Author). Spewack, Bella Cohen, 1899-1990 (Added Author). Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Based on (work): Taming of the shrew. (Added Author). Porter, Cole, 1891-1964 Motion picture adaptation of (work): Kiss me, Kate. (Added Author). Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, (presenter,, production company.). Warner Home Video (Firm), (film distributor.). Kathryn Grayson ; Howard Keel ; Ann Miller ; Keenan Wynn ; Bobby Van ; Tommy Rall ; James Whitmore ; Kurt Kasznar ; Bob Fosse ; Ron Randell ; Willard Parker. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 3 of 4 copies available at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Dorchester County Library System.

Current holds

0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Dorchester - Summerville Branch DVD FIC KIS (Text) 30018002254486 Adult DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0790744740
  • ISBN: 9780790744742
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2003]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1953.
"Standard version. Dual-layer format"--Container.
Based on the play by Samuel and Bella Spewack.
Special features: two short films; music only track; behind-the-scenes notes; theatrical trailer.
Formatted Contents Note:
Kiss me Kate (ca. 1:50:00) -- Cole Porter in Hollywood : Too darn hot / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; written, produced and directed by Peter Fitzgerald (ca. 10:00) -- Mighty Manhattan, New York's wonder city / directed by James H. Smith ; produced and narrated by James A. FitzPatrick (ca. 20:00).
Restrictions on Access Note:
Private home use only.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Screenplay based upon the play produced on the stage by Lemuel Ayers and Arnold Saint Subber ; music and lyrics by Cole Porter ; musical direction, André Previn and Saul Chaplin ; choreography by Hermes Pan ; director of photography, Charles Rosher ; film editor, Ralph E. Winters ; costumes designed by Walter Plunkett.
Participant or Performer Note:
Kathryn Grayson ; Howard Keel ; Ann Miller ; Keenan Wynn ; Bobby Van ; Tommy Rall ; James Whitmore ; Kurt Kasznar ; Bob Fosse ; Ron Randell ; Willard Parker.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
In English, with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Subject: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Taming of the shrew > Adaptations.
Actors > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Divorced people > Drama.
Manhattan (New York, N.Y.) > Drama.
Longs métrages > États-Unis.
Films musicaux.
Genre: DVD-Video discs.
Feature films.
Musical films.
Feature films.
Musical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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