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Romeo and Juliet
B&W : Seven reels
Directed by J. Gordon Edwards
Cast: Theda Bara [Juliet], Harry Hilliard [Romeo], Glen White [Mercutio], Walter Law [Friar Laurence], John Webb Dillon [Tybalt], Einar Linden [Paris], Elwin Eaton [Montague], Edwin Holt [Capulet], Alice Gale [the nurse], Victory Bateman [Lady Montague], Helen Tracy [Lady Capulet], Jane Lee, Katherine Lee
Fox Film Corporation production; distributed by Fox Film Corporation. / Produced by William Fox. Scenario by Adrian Johnson, from the play Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. Cinematography by Philip E. Rosen (Phil Rosen). Edited by Alfred De Gaetano. Presented by William Fox. / © 22 October 1916 by William Fox [LP9376]. Released 23 October 1916. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The production was shot at the Fox studios in Fort Lee, New Jersey. The film was released in the United Kingdom at 6994 feet in 1916. The film was rereleased [?] in the USA? by General Vision Company in 1926.
Synopsis: Synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.3772.
Survival status: The film is presumed lost.
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Authors: William Shakespeare (1564?-1616)
Listing updated: 6 October 2009.
References: AFI-F1 n. F1.3772; Ball-Shakespeare pp. 235-236, 239-241, 256a, 364-365, 389 : Website-AFI.