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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Romeo and Juliet (1916, J. Gordon Edwards)

TitleRomeo and Juliet
Release LocationsUSA
DirectorJ. Gordon Edwards
Length50 mins
Play ConnectionsRomeo and Juliet (adaptation)


The "rival" Romeo produced by Fox in the same year that Metro brought out its own version starring Francis X. Bushman. Both films are lost

Description from Shakespeare on Screen : an International Filmography and Videography by Kenneth S. Rothwell and Annabelle Henkin Melzer. ©1990 Kenneth S. Rothwell. Cited by permission. — Added 2008-11-14

Cast Overview

RomeoHarry Hilliard
JulietTheda Bara

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorJ. Gordon Edwards

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell