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Giulietta e Romeo


ROMEO AND JULIET

1916, regia di Francis X. Bushman, John W. Noble

 

Scheda: Nazione: USA - Produzione: Quality Pictures Corporation - Distribuzione: Metro Pictures Corporation - Soggetto: da Giulietta e Romeo di William Shakespeare - Sceneggiatura: John Arthur, Rudolph De Cordova, John W. Noble - Fotografia: Rudolph J. Bergquist - Musiche di accompagnamento: Irene Berg, Samuel Berg - Formato: B.N., muto - Durata: 8 rulli. 

Cast: Francis X. Bushman, Beverly Bayne, Horace Vinton, John Davidson, Eric Hudson, Edmund Elton, Leonard Grover, Fritz Leiber, Olaf Skavlan, Lawson Butt, Robert Cummings, A.J. Herbert, Edwin Boring, William Morris, Joseph Dailey, Adella Barker, Helen Dunbar, Genevieve Reynolds, Ethel Mandell, Barry Maxwell, W.H. Burton.

       

 

Plot Summary, Synopsis, Review: IMDb - allmovie.com - en.wikipedia.org - silentera.com - .silentsaregolden.com - entertainment.msn.com: Metro's eight-reel adaptation of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet was released during same October week in 1916 that Fox's version of the same play hit the screen. While Fox's version boasted the star power of Theda Bara, the Metro version had the advantage of two "big names" in the cast: Francis X. Bushman as Romeo, and Beverly Bayne as Juliet. Kept secret from the public was the fact that Bushman and Bayne were married in real life; the studio did not want to destroy Bushman's image as an "attainable" romantic star. The pantomimic performances of the two stars were so persuasive and....

      

 

    


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