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Adapted for the screen and directed by Renato Castellani
Produced by Sandro Ghenzi
Prologue read by Sir John Gielgud
An unusual version of the famous love story mostly shot on location in Italy.


Unknown: Laurence Harvey
Unknown: Susan Shentall
Unknown: Flora Robson
Directed By: Renato Castellani
Produced By: Sandro Ghenzi
Read By: Sir John Gielgud
Romeo: Laurence Harvey
Juliet: Susan Shentall
The Nurse: Flora Robson
Friar Laurence: Mervyn Johns
Benvolio: Bill Travers
Tybalt: Enzo Fiermonte
Mercutio: Aldo Zollo
Prince of Verona: Giovanni Rota
Capulet: Sebastian Cabot
Lady Capulet: Lydia Sherwood

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