Film: Kiss Me Kate (1953)
  • Jill Craigie Cinema, Roland Levinsky Building

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The quarrels of a husband and his ex-wife erupt on stage and threaten the performance of a musical version of Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew in this MGM version of Cole Porter’s Broadway musical. That it was originally filmed in 3D gives it a strange quality that enhances the play-within-a-film device and Ann Miller all but steals the film from Howard Keel in one of his best film roles. 

Date: Monday 23 January 
Time:19:00 
Venue: Jill Craigie Cinema, Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth University
Ticket information: £6/£4.20/Friends free. Discounts available via the Artory App and free to Plymouth University students via SPiA 
Dir: George Sidney
Cast: Kathryn Grayson, Ann Miller, Howard Keel
Running time: 109mins 
Cert: U


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