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Romeo and Juliet

Synopsis
Fiction short. A version of Romeo and Juliet which is a record of the stage production at the Lyceum; Godfrey Tearle is Romeo and his wife, Mary Malone, is Juliet.
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film
Technical information
Black-and-white / Silent
Year of release
1908
Recording date
17 Jun 1908
Duration
13 mins; 1240 feet
Availability
Presumed to be a lost film

Credits

Cast
Godfrey TearleRomeo
Mary MaloneJuliet
Gordon BaileyMercutio
James AnnardTybalt
Lauderdale MaitlandBenvolio

Additional Details

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

Notes

General
This film was Godfrey Tearleā€™s film debut.
Reviews
Ball, Robert Hamilton. Shakespeare on Silent Film: A Strange Eventful History. London: George Allen and Unwin, 1968 (p75-6, 318).

Production Company

Name

Gaumont

Web
http://www.gaumont.fr/ External site opens in new window
Address
30 avenue Charles de Gaulle
Neuilly-sur-Seine
92 200
France

Record Stats

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