Romeo and Juliet directed by George Cukor (1936)

Romeo and Juliet is a 1936 American film adapted from the play by Shakespeare, directed by George Cukor from a screenplay by Talbot Jennings.

The film stars Leslie Howard as Romeo and Norma Shearer as Juliet.

The New York Times selected the film as one of the “Best 1,000 Movies Ever Made”, calling it “a lavish production” which “is extremely well-produced and acted.

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Portrait of Leslie Howard and Norma Shearer in Romeo and Juliet directed by George Cukor, 1936

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Portrait of Leslie Howard and Norma Shearer in Romeo and Juliet directed by George Cukor, 1936

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