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Romeo in Rhythm

Synopsis
Cartoon. ‘The Black Crow Light Opera Company Presents Romeo and Juliet’. Swingin’ Romeo and Flat-Foot Juliet are two black crows who speak in African-American accents. They enact part of the balcony scene’ (II ii) with various interruptions that prevent Romeo from kissing Juliet. Accompanied by a jazz score.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1940
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
animals; jazz; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Credits

Director
Rudolf Ising
Producer
Fred Quimby
Music
Scott Bradley

Production Company

Name

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Distributor (Hire)

Name

Filmbank Distributors Ltd

Email
info@filmbank.co.uk
Web
http://www.filmbank.co.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7984 5950
Fax
020 7984 5951
Address
Warner House
98 Theobalds Road
London
WC1X 8WB
Notes
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