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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Kiss Me Kate (1964, James Gilbert)

TitleKiss Me Kate
Release LocationsGB
DirectorJames Gilbert
Length1 hrs, 35 mins
Play ConnectionsThe Taming of the Shrew (derivative)


First American musical to be adapted for British television

Description from Shakespeare on Screen : an International Filmography and Videography by Kenneth S. Rothwell and Annabelle Henkin Melzer. ©1990 Kenneth S. Rothwell. Cited by permission. — Added 2008-11-14

Cast Overview

Harrison HowellEric Barker
Fred GrahamHoward Keel
LoisMillicent Martin
Lilli VanessiPatricia Morison

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorJames Gilbert

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell