Romeo and Juliet Double Pack (2DVD)

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This magnificent DVD presents 2 classic adaptions of the timeless Shakespeare play Romeo & Juliet. 

Disc 1 -Romeo & Juliet 1954 
A wonderful film translation of the magic of Shakespeare's verse into the language of cinema. Shot on location in Italy, the film stars Laurence Harvey, beautiful newcomer' Susan Shantell and features the voice of John Gielgud as the chorus . In the renaissance city of Verona, the Montagues and the Capulets are two rival families carrying on a decades long feud. Love blossoms between Romeo and Juliet, each from one of the rival families sworn to hatred. With the help of Franciscan friar Laurence, an elaborate plan to repatriate the families through the secret marriage of their children turns the circumstances of Romeo and Juliet from unbridled love to tragedy. 

Disc 2 Romeo & Juliet 1966 
This film is the famed Royal Ballet production of Romeo and Juliet. This historical performance stars Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev as the quintessential stage lovers. It captures the greatest dance partnership of our century at the peak of their careers. 
A wonderful film translation of the magic of Shakespeare's verse into the language of cinema. Shot on location in Italy, the film stars Laurence Harvey, beautiful newcomer' Susan Shantell and features the voice of John Gielgud as the chorus . In the renaissance city of Verona, the Montagues and the Capulets are two rival families carrying on a decades long feud. Love blossoms between Romeo and Juliet, each from one of the rival families sworn to hatred. With the help of Franciscan friar Laurence, an elaborate plan to repatriate the families through the secret marriage of their children turns the circumstances of Romeo and Juliet from unbridled love to tragedy.

Classification:
G - General
Release Date: 6/05/2015
Languages: English
Number of Discs: 2
Runtime: 936.0 mins
Format: DVD
Barcode: 9337369006932
Catalogue Number: VVE693
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 Original Aspect Ratio