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Romeo and Juliet (1978, Bob Walsh)

TitleRomeo and Juliet
Release LocationsUSA
DirectorBob Walsh
MediumColor video
Length36 mins
Audiencehigh school
Play ConnectionsRomeo and Juliet (abridgment)
SeriesThe World of William Shakespeare


An abridged version of the play. Made in cooperation with Station WQED Pittsburgh, Carnegie-Mellon University and The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Stratford-upon-Avon. A companion film, Star-Crossed Love (see 565) offers background material. For others in series, see 137-8, 330-1, 565, and 715

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

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorBob Walsh

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell