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Cole Porter: Kiss Me Kate / Allers, Drake, Morison, Wilson, Hayes

Release Date: 02/01/2011 
Label:  Video Artists International   Catalog #: 4535  
Composer:  Cole Porter
Performer:  Eva JessyeBill HayesPatricia MorisonAlfred Drake,   ... 
Conductor:  Franz Allers
Number of Discs: 1 
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Original Broadway stars Alfred Drake and Patricia Morison recreate their roles in this legendary 1958 television production of Cole Porter’s most beloved musical. Also starring Julie Wilson, Bill Hayes, Jack Klugman, and Harvey Lembeck. Produced and Directed by George Schaefer. Musical Director: Franz Allers. Choreography by Ernest Flatt. Black & white, mono, 4:3, 78 min., All regions.

Book by Sam and Bella Spewack
Music and lyrics by Cole Porter

Fred Graham (Petruchio): Alfred Drake
Lilli Vanessi (Kate): Patricia Morison
Lois Lane (Bianca): Julie Wilson
Bill Calhoun (Lucentio): Bill Hayes
1st Gunman: Harvey Lembeck
2nd Gunman: Jack Klugman
Harrison Howell:
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Harry Trevor (Baptista): Robinson Stone
Gromio: Lee Cass
Hortensio: Jerry Duane
Hattie: Eva Jessye
Ralph: Lee Richardson
Paul: Lorenzo Fuller

Musical Director: Franz Allers
Originally telecast November 20, 1958 Read less

Works on This Recording

Kiss Me, Kate by Cole Porter
Performer:  Eva Jessye (Voice), Bill Hayes (Voice), Patricia Morison (Voice),
Alfred Drake (Voice), Julie Wilson (Voice), Robinson Stone (Voice),
Lorenzo Fuller (Voice), Jack Klugman (Voice)
Conductor:  Franz Allers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948; USA 

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