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Romeo E Giulietta
Romeo E Giulietta

Romeo E Giulietta 1927

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Romeo E Giulietta 1927

6 mins United Kingdom

An early sound film, using the De Forest Phonofilm process, featuring a song from Gounod's opera. This piece is sung by Otakar Marak, a Czech tenor who had specialized in Gounod's Faust, and Mary Cavanova, an American grand opera soprano more commonly known as Marie Cavan. They're singing at the piano, out of costume, in the style of other De Forest films - mostly recorded stage performances, so it would be unfair to expect them to resemble the principal characters.

Featuring

Mary Cavanova

Otakar Marak

Genres

Musical

Tags

Songs

Collection

Shakespeare on Film

Released

1927

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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