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Romeo and Juliet

Author: George CukorTalbot JenningsIrving G ThalbergHerbert StothartNorma ShearerAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Turner Entertainment : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2007], ©1936. ©2007
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Even though their families are feuding, Romeo and Juliet fall in love and secretly marry. Romeo gets in a fight and kills Juliet's cousin Tybalt, resulting in his banishment from Verona. When her parents insist that she marry Paris, Juliet and the friar devise a plan that she hopes will make things right.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Historical films
Romance films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
English drama (Tragedy)
Shakespeare films
Adaptation
Named Person: William Shakespeare; Romeo, (Fictitious character); Juliet, (Fictitious character); Juliet, (Fictitious character); Romeo, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: George Cukor; Talbot Jennings; Irving G Thalberg; Herbert Stothart; Norma Shearer; Leslie Howard; John Barrymore; Edna May Oliver; Basil Rathbone; C Aubrey Smith; Andy Devine; Conway Tearle; Ralph Forbes; Henry Kolker; Robert Warwick; Virginia Hammond; Reginald Denny; Violet Kemble Cooper; Dean Benton; Wallis Clark; Katherine De Mille; Dorothy Granger; Ronald Howard; Lon McCallister; Maurice Murphy; Howard Wilson; Ian Wolfe; Jacques Tourneur; William Shakespeare; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer,; Turner Entertainment Co.,; Warner Home Video (Firm),
ISBN: 1419843990 9781419843990
OCLC Number: 163579340
Language Note: In English with optional French or Portuguese subtitles and English subtitles for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1936.
Special features: "Master Will Shakespeare," a short biography directed by Jacques Tournier (11 min., b&w, 1936) ; cartoon "Little Cheeser" ; theatrical trailer.
Based on the play by William Shakespeare, which was based on an Italian tale translated into verse as The Tragical History of Romeus and Juliet by Arthur Brooke in 1562 and retold in prose in Palace of Pleasure by William Painter in 1567.
Credits: Director of photography, William Daniels ; film editor, Margaret Booth ; art director, Cedric Gibbons ; costume designers, Oliver Messel and Adrian ; dance director, Agnes DeMille ; musical score, Herbert Stothart ; literary consultant, William Strunk Jr.
Cast: Norma Shearer, Leslie Howard, John Barrymore, Edna May Oliver, Basil Rathbone, C. Aubrey Smith, Andy Devine, Conway Tearle, Ralph Forbes, Henry Kolker, Robert Warwick, Virginia Hammond, Reginald Denny, Violet Kemble Cooper, Edna May Oliver, Dean Benton (uncredited), Wallis Clark (uncredited), Katherine De Mille (uncredited), Dorothy Granger (uncredited), Ronald Howard (uncredited), Lon McCallister (uncredited), Maurice Murphy (uncredited), Howard Wilson (uncredited), Ian Wolfe (uncredited).
Description: 1 videodisc (119 min.) sound, black and white; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1; widescreen; Dolby digital mono.
Other Titles: Romeo and Juliet [1936 : Shearer/Howard]
Romeo and Juliet (Motion picture : 1936)
William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet
Master Will Shakespeare (Motion picture : 1936)
Little Cheeser (Motion picture : 1936)
Responsibility: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; by William Shakespeare ; directed by George Cukor ; arranged for the screen by Talbot Jennings.
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Even though their families are feuding, Romeo and Juliet fall in love and secretly marry. Romeo gets in a fight and kills Juliet's cousin Tybalt, resulting in his banishment from Verona. When her parents insist that she marry Paris, Juliet and the friar devise a plan that she hopes will make things right.

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