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The Hollywood Revue (1929, Charles Reisner)

TitleThe Hollywood Revue
Release LocationsUSA
DirectorCharles Reisner
MediumColor video
Length1 hrs, 53 mins
Play ConnectionsRomeo and Juliet (scene(s))


Very much a variety show like Warner Brothers' Show of Shows, in this extravaganza there is a balcony scene from Romeo and Juliet

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

RomeoJohn Gilbert
JulietNorma Shearer
DirectorLionel Barrymore

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorCharles Reisner
ComposerArthur Lang
ChoreographySammy Lee

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell