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Sam Spewack (1899–1971)

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He and his wife, Bella Spewack, were nominated for a 1998 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Kiss Me Kate performed at the Open Air Theatre for Outstanding Musical Production of 1997. See more trivia »

Died:

(age 72)

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

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 2003 Great Performances (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Kiss Me Kate (2003)
 1989 We're No Angels (play "My Three Angels" - suggestion)
 1975 Kiss Me Kate (TV Movie) (book)
 1968 Kiss Me Kate (TV Movie) (by)
 1967 Kiss Me Kate (TV Movie)
 1964 Kiss Me Kate (TV Movie) (play)
 1963 Move Over, Darling (based on a screenplay by - as Samuel Spewack) / (story - as Samuel Spewack)
 1962 Something's Got to Give (Short) (screenplay "My Favorite Wife (1940)")
 1961 The Enchanted Nutcracker (TV Movie) (teleplay)
  Startime (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1959) (play - 1 episode, 1959)
- My Three Angels (1959) ... (adaptation) / (play)
 1958 Kiss Me, Kate (TV Movie) (by)
 1957 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (original writer - 1 episode)
- Boy Meets Girl (1957) ... (original writer)
 1957 Mr. Broadway (TV Movie)
 1957 Producers' Showcase (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mr. Broadway (1957) ... (writer)
 1953 Kiss Me Kate (book - as Samuel Spewack)
 1949 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Boy Meets Girl (1949) ... (teleplay)
 1945 Week-End at the Waldorf (screen play by)
 1943 A Welcome to Britain (Documentary) (uncredited)
 1942 The World at War (Documentary) (as Samuel Spewack)
 1940 My Favorite Wife (original story - as Samuel Spewack) / (written for the screen by - as Samuel Spewack)
 1938 Three Loves Has Nancy (as Samuel Spewack)
 1938 Boy Meets Girl (from the stage play by - as Samuel Spewack) / (screen play - as Samuel Spewack)
 1938 The Chaser (screenplay - as Samuel Spewack)
 1937 Vogues of 1938 (original screenplay - as Samuel Spewack)
 1935 Rendezvous (adaptation - as Samuel Spewack)
 1934 The Gay Bride (as Samuel Spewak)
 1934 The Cat and the Fiddle (screen play - as Samuel Spewack)
 1933 Should Ladies Behave (writer)
 1933 The Solitaire Man (from the play by - as Samuel Spewack)
 1933 The Nuisance (adaptation - as Samuel Spewack) / (dialogue - as Samuel Spewack)
 1933 Private Jones (adaptation)
 1933 Clear All Wires! (adaptation and dialogue - as Samuel Spewack) / (from the stage play written by - as Samuel Spewack)
 1931 The Secret Witness (novel "Murder in the Gilded Cage") / (screenplay)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Adapted material (w/Bella Spewack) for "Kiss Me, Kate", produced on Broadway. Musical comedy. Music / lyrics by Cole Porter. Based on "The Taming of the Shrew" by William Shakespeare. Musical Director: Pem Davenport. Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett. Incidental Ballet Music Arranged by Genevieve Pitot. Choreographed... See more »

Alternate Names:

Samuel Spewack | Samuel Spewak
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Trivia:

He and his wife, Bella, were awarded the 2001 London Critics Circle Theatre Award for Best Musical for Kiss Me Kate performed at the Victoria Palace Theatre in London, England. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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