Romeo and Juliet Poster

Release Date: 1936

DVD Release Date: August 14th, 2007

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 6 min

Plot Summary
In this classic Hollywood take on Shakespeare's tragic romance, dashing young Romeo (Leslie Howard), a Montague, falls in love with the radiant Juliet (Norma Shearer), a member of the Capulet family, the Montagues' sworn enemies. Willing to defy the families' feud, the two secretly get married, however their happy day turns tragic when Juliet's cousin, Tybalt (Basil Rathbone) kills Romeo's best friend, Mercutio (John Barrymore), prompting Romeo to retaliate.

Cast: Norma Shearer, Leslie Howard, John Barrymore, Edna May Oliver, Basil Rathbone, C. Aubrey Smith, Andy Devine, Reginald Denny

Director: George Cukor

Genres: Romance

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Rivalry, Emotional, Father, Passionate, Mother, Forbidden love, Love, Family


Nominated Outstanding Production
Nominated Art Direction