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Romeo y Julieta (1943, Miguel Delgado)

TitleRomeo y Julieta
Release LocationsMexico
DirectorMiguel Delgado
MediumColor video
Audiencegeneral public
Play ConnectionsRomeo and Juliet (derivative)


A burlesque of Romeo and Juliet starring the great Mexican actor, Cantinflas (Mario Moreno Reyes), best known for his role as Passepartout in Mike Todd's Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)

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

JulietMaría Elena Marqués
ParisJosé Baviera
Lady CapuletEma Roldán
CapuletAndrés Soler
LuchitaCarolina Barret
DukeOrtiz de Zárate
Brother LorenzoAngel Garasa
TheobaldTito Junco

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorMiguel Delgado
ProducerMiguel Delgado
ComposerFernando Martínez Álvarez
ComposerManuel Esperón
SoundRafael Esparza
Director of PhotographyJack Draper
ProductionJaime Salvador
OtherHoward Randall

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell