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Romeo and Juliet

Synopsis
A filmed (16mm) record of a stage performance of Romeo and Juliet, produced by Hugh Morrison, and staged at the Vanbrugh Theatre, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA). Produced primarily for educational purposes and performed by the faculty and students at the RADA and Regent Polytechnic Institute. The staging and costume of the Elizabethan theatre is emulated.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of release
1966
Duration
107 mins

Credits

Director
Paul Lee; Val Drumm
Producer
Fernald John; Paul Emerson
Contributor
Hugh Morrison
Cast
Clive FrancisRomeo
Angela ScoularJuliet
Hayward MorseMercutio
Anthony PedleyFriar Laurence
Veronica CliffordNurse
Anne de VigierFlower girl/Nun
Cecilia DarbyLady Montague
Colette GleesonFlower girl/Nun
Damien Court-ThomasTybalt
Gareth ThomasBenvolio
John CarterApothecary
John CunninghamFriar John
June MarsFlower girl/Nun
Libby GlennLady Capulet
Michael RooneyParis
Paul HowenEscalus, Prince of Verona
Paul MatthewsGregory
Peter SprouleBalthasar
Philip Taylor (2)Chorus
Richard WilsonCapulet
Robin AustenSampson

Additional Details

Theatre
Vanbrugh Theatre, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Elizabethan
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Elizabethan stage; Student productions

Notes

Notes
Richard Wilson acted under the name Iain Wilson in the film according to the IMDb entry.
History
Released in the US by Royal Academy Productions. The film does not seem to have been distributed in the UK.

Production Company

Name

Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

Archive

Name

Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting & Recorded Sound Division

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Fax
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Address
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United States

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