Romeo and Juliet Movies & Media Adaptations

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An audiocassette of Romeo and Juliet was made by Caedmon Audio in 1996 and features Claire Bloom and Albert Finney.

A film version of Romeo and Juliet (1936) was released in black and white, starring Norma Shearer and Leslie Howard and directed by George Cukor. It is available on VHS from Warner Studios.

A color film version of Romeo and Juliet (1956) starring Lawrence Harvey was made available on video in 1997 by Hallmark Entertainment. It was also released on video by MGM/UA in 2000.

Kultur Video released a 1966 filming of Prokofiev's ballet version as performed by Rudolf Nureyev, Margot Fonteyn, and the Royal Ballet. It is available on both VHS and DVD.

The 1968 blockbuster version directed by Franco Zeffirelli and starring Olivia Hussey and Leonard Whiting is available on video from Paramount Studios.

A BBC and Time-Life Film production of Romeo and Juliet was part of a BBC series on The...

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