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Leonard Whiting Olivia Hussey
Teenage actors discuss their work with Franco Zeffirelli on Romeo and Juliet.
Aged just 17 and 15 respectively, Leonard Whiting and Olivia Hussey had just filmed Franco Zeffirelli's Romeo and Juliet (1968). The pair relate their experiences (one story concerns their co-star Bruce Robinson, future director of Withnail & I) and when asked about the perils of early stardom, Whiting concludes, "It's very hard to know what to do afterwards."
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