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Kiss Me Kate
Directed by:
George Sidney

"Kiss Me Kate" (also known as "Küß mich, Kätchen!", "Baciami kate!", "Küß mich Kätchen") is a Comedy/Musical/Romance film directed by George Sidney, and written by Dorothy Kingsley (screenplay) and Sam Spewack (play), released in the USA on November 26 of 1953 , starring Kathryn Grayson, Howard Keel, Ann Miller, Keenan Wynn, Bobby Van and Tommy Rall.

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Who is the director of "Kiss Me Kate":

Kiss Me Kate was directed by George Sidney, an American director, and producer.

Before Kiss Me Kate, George Sidney had directed Young Bess, released in 1953, Scaramouche (1952), Show Boat (1951), Annie Get Your Gun (1950), Key to the City (1950), and The Three Musketeers (1948). Since, he directed Jupiter's Darling, released in 1955, The Eddy Duchin Story (1956), Jeanne Eagels (1957), Pal Joey (1957), Who Was That Lady? (1960), and Pepe (1960).

What was the release date of "Kiss Me Kate":

Kiss Me Kate was initally released in the United States on Thursday, November 26, 1953. Another film released on Thursday, November 26, 1953 is Easy to Love (dir. Charles Walters). This was sixty-four (64) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, November 11, 1955 in France; Monday, September 20, 1954 in Germany and on Saturday, January 24, 1987 in Japan.

What is the cast of "Kiss Me Kate":

At the casting of Kiss Me Kate we find Kathryn Grayson, previously seen in So This Is Love (1953) and The Desert Song (1953); Howard Keel (Ride, Vaquero! (1953), Fast Company (1953)); Ann Miller (Small Town Girl (1953), Texas Carnival (1951)) [ more... ]

  • Howard Keel, Ann Miller and Keenan Wynn also appeared together in Texas Carnival, released in 1951.
  • Tommy Rall, Kurt Kasznar and Bob Fosse have all also be seen in My Sister Eileen, released in 1955.
  • Kathryn Grayson, Keenan Wynn and Carol Haney have all also be seen in Ziegfeld Follies, released in 1946.
  • Keenan Wynn, James Whitmore and Kurt Kasznar also appeared in All the Brothers Were Valiant, released in 1953.

What is the Storyline of "Kiss Me Kate":



The show opens with Fred Graham (Howard Keel) and Lilli Vanessi (Kathryn Grayson), a divorced couple, meeting at Fred's apartment to hear the score for the Cole Porter (Ron Randell) musical version of "The Taming of the Shrew". Lois Lane (Ann Miller), who is to play Bianca, arrives and sings "Too Darn Hot". Lilli almost decides against performing in the show, as she fears it might interfere with her honeymoon. But when she overhears Cole and Fred promising Lois the part, she decides to play [...]

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