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Romeo Se Fait Bandit

Alternative title
Romeo Turns Bandit Romeo Turns Brigand
Synopsis
Fiction short. A contemporary Romeo climbs a wall to kiss Juliet and is discovered by her father. When her father refuses to give his consent to their marriage Romeo hires bandits to capture her father and kidnap Juliet. When her father is released he discovers a ransom note for Juliet’s return. Romeo pretends to ally himself with Juliet’s father, securing his approval.
Country
France
Medium
Film
Technical information
Black-and-white / Silent
Year of release
1909
Duration
6 mins; 528 feet

Credits

Director
Romeo Bosetti
Cast
Max LinderRomeo

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Released in 2001 by Kino International as a DVD extra on OTHELLO (1922). The Folger Shakespeare Library holds a copy of this DVD and also an incomplete (end missing) 16mm copy made in the 1970s printed from an unknown source.
General
The film is tinted.
IMDb cites the director as Romeo Bosetti but other sources do not confirm this.
History
Released in the USA 23 May 1910.

Production Company

Name

Pathé Frères

Archive

Name

Folger Shakespeare Library

Email
reference@folger.edu
Web
http://www.folger.edu External site opens in new window
Phone
(202) 544 4600
Fax
(202) 544 4623
Address
201 East Capitol Street, SE
Washington
DC 20003
USA

Online Retailer

Name

amazon.com

Web
http://www.amazon.com External site opens in new window

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