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Kiss Me Kate (1953)

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109 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

An ex-husband and wife team star in a musical version of 'The Taming of the Shrew'; off-stage, the production is troublesome with ex-lovers' quarrels and a gangster looking for some money owed to them.
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Writers
Dorothy Kingsley (screenplay) | Sam Spewack (book) (as Samuel Spewack) | Bella Spewack (book)
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Release date
Nov 26, 1953 (United States)

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Kathryn Grayson
Lilli Vanessi 'Katherine' Lilli Vanessi 'Katherine'   See fewer
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Howard Keel
Fred Graham 'Petruchio' Fred Graham 'Petruchio'   See fewer
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Ann Miller
Lois Lane 'Bianca' Lois Lane 'Bianca'   See fewer
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Bobby Van
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Tommy Rall
Bill Calhoun 'Lucentio' Bill Calhoun 'Lucentio'   See fewer
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Kurt Kasznar
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Bob Fosse
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Ron Randell
Cole Porter Cole Porter   See fewer
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Willard Parker
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Ann Codee
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Carol Haney
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Jeanne Coyne
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David Bair
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Ralph Brooks
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Dick Cherney
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Gene Coogan
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Ted Eckelberry
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Kay Garrett
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Herschel Graham
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Maria Haro
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Sam Harris
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Al Haskell
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Bill Hickman
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Mitchell Lewis
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Wilbur Mack
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Maurice Marks
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Mitchell Rhein
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William Tannen
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7.1 / 10 | 5,269 votes