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Romeo and Juliet

Title
Romeo and Juliet / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; by William Shakespeare ; directed by George Cukor ; arranged for the screen by Talbot Jennings.
Publication
  • Burbank, CA : Turner Entertainment : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2018], c1936.
  • ©2018

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Additional Authors
  • Cukor, George, 1899-1983
  • Jennings, Talbot
  • Thalberg, Irving G., 1899-1936
  • Stothart, Herbert, 1885-1949
  • Shearer, Norma, 1902-1983
  • Howard, Leslie, 1893-1943
  • Barrymore, John, 1882-1942
  • Oliver, Edna May, 1883-1942
  • Rathbone, Basil, 1892-1967
  • Smith, C. Aubrey (Charles Aubrey), 1863-1948
  • Devine, Andy, 1905-1977
  • Tearle, Conway, 1878-1938
  • Forbes, Ralph, 1904-1951
  • Kolker, Henry, 1874-1947
  • Warwick, Robert, 1878-1964
  • Hammond, Virginia, 1893-1972
  • Denny, Reginald, 1891-1967
  • Kemble Cooper, Violet, 1886-1961
  • Benton, Dean
  • Clark, Wallis, 1882-1961
  • De Mille, Katherine, 1911-1995
  • Granger, Dorothy
  • Howard, Ronald, 1918-1996
  • McCallister, Lon, 1923-2005
  • Murphy, Maurice, 1913-1978
  • Wilson, Howard, 1908-1975
  • Wolfe, Ian, 1896-1992
  • Tourneur, Jacques, 1904-1977
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, production company.
  • Turner Entertainment Co., film distributor.
  • Warner Home Video (Firm), film distributor.
Description
1 videodisc (125 min.) sound, black and white; 4 3/4 in.
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.
Uniform Title
  • Romeo and Juliet (Motion picture : 1936)
  • Master Will Shakespeare (Motion picture : 1936)
  • Little Cheeser (Motion picture : 1936)
Alternative Title
  • William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet
  • Romeo and Juliet [1936 : Shearer/Howard]
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Feature films.
  • Romance films.
  • Historical films.
  • Fiction films.
  • Film adaptations.
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
  • Drama.
Note
  • 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 (note)
  • 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.
Performer (note)
  • 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).
System Details (note)
  • DVD, region 1; standard ; Dolby digital mono.
Language (note)
  • In English with optional French or Portuguese subtitles and English subtitles for the hearing impaired.
Call Number
NCOX 483
LCCN
888574621643
OCLC
1022564239
Title
Romeo and Juliet / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; by William Shakespeare ; directed by George Cukor ; arranged for the screen by Talbot Jennings.
Publisher
Burbank, CA : Turner Entertainment : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2018], c1936.
Copyright Date
©2018
Type of Content
two-dimensional moving image
Type of Medium
video
Type of Carrier
videodisc
Digital File Characteristics
video file DVD video region 1
System Details
DVD, region 1; standard ; Dolby digital mono.
Language
In English with optional French or Portuguese subtitles and English subtitles for the hearing impaired.
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).
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.
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Added Author
Cukor, George, 1899-1983, film director.
Jennings, Talbot, screenwriter.
Thalberg, Irving G., 1899-1936, film producer.
Stothart, Herbert, 1885-1949, composer.
Shearer, Norma, 1902-1983, actor.
Howard, Leslie, 1893-1943, actor.
Barrymore, John, 1882-1942, actor.
Oliver, Edna May, 1883-1942, actor.
Rathbone, Basil, 1892-1967, actor.
Smith, C. Aubrey (Charles Aubrey), 1863-1948, actor.
Devine, Andy, 1905-1977, actor.
Tearle, Conway, 1878-1938, actor.
Forbes, Ralph, 1904-1951, actor.
Kolker, Henry, 1874-1947, actor.
Warwick, Robert, 1878-1964, actor.
Hammond, Virginia, 1893-1972, actor.
Denny, Reginald, 1891-1967, actor.
Kemble Cooper, Violet, 1886-1961, actor.
Benton, Dean, actor.
Clark, Wallis, 1882-1961, actor.
De Mille, Katherine, 1911-1995, actor.
Granger, Dorothy, actor.
Howard, Ronald, 1918-1996, actor.
McCallister, Lon, 1923-2005, actor.
Murphy, Maurice, 1913-1978, actor.
Wilson, Howard, 1908-1975, actor.
Wolfe, Ian, 1896-1992, actor.
Tourneur, Jacques, 1904-1977, film director.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Romeo and Juliet.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, production company.
Turner Entertainment Co., film distributor.
Warner Home Video (Firm), film distributor.
Added Title
Master Will Shakespeare (Motion picture : 1936)
Little Cheeser (Motion picture : 1936)
Romeo and Juliet [1936 : Shearer/Howard]
Research Call Number
NCOX 483
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