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Romeo and Juliet (1966, Paul Czinner)

TitleRomeo and Juliet
Release LocationsGB
DirectorPaul Czinner
MediumColor video
Length2 hrs, 4 mins
Play ConnectionsRomeo and Juliet (ballet)


A videotaping of a dance interpretation of Romeo and Juliet by The Royal Ballet

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

RomeoRudolph Nureyev
JulietMargot Fonteyn
Lord MontagueChristopher Newton
Lady MontagueBetty Kavanagh
Lady CapuletJulia Farron
Lord CapuletMichael Somes
NurseGerd Larsen
MercutioDavid Blair
BenvolioAnthony Dowell
TybaltDesmond Doyle
Friar LaurenceRonald Hynd
RosalineGeorgina Parkinson

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorPaul Czinner
ComposerSerge Prokofiev
ChoreographyKenneth MacMillan
HairOlga Angelinetta
MakeupGeorge Claff
LightingS. D. Onions
SoundEdgar Vetter
ConductorJohn Lanchbery
ProductionNicholas Georgiadis

Company Overview

Playgroup The Royal Ballet

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell