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"****EXCITING! SUPERB!"
'ROMEO & JULIET' is a stunning Film!"
 - N.Y. Daily News

"IT IS THE SWEETEST, MOST CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE ON FILM THIS YEAR!... THE THING FOR YOUNG PEOPLE TO SEE!" - N.Y. Times

"DAZZLING!
The most satisfactory film I've seen this year! Once you see it, you'll never picture it quite the way you did before!"
- LIFE Magazine

"A PICTURE RECOMMENDED TO EVERYONE... TO BE LOVED AS MUCH AS IT IS ADMIRED!"
- N.Y. Post

PARAMOUNT PICTURES presents
A BHE FILM
THE FRANCO ZEFFIRELLI
Production of ROMEO & JULIET

"OVERWHELMING!
Olivia Hussey and Leonard Whiting have succeeded beyond one's imaginings! Zeffirelli's 'Romeo & Juliet' is a singular and overwhelming cinematic experience!"
- Chicago AMERICAN

"IT SEEMS A PERFECT FILM! A TOTALLY MAGNIFICENT AND COMPELLING AND TRULY MOVING STORY!"
- Boston HERALD TRAVELER

"IMPETUOUS!
The entire film is a poem of youth, love and violence, reeled off at so headstrong a pace that young audiences may take Shakespeare's classic for a Renaissance recapitulation of 'West Side Story.' Beautiful, lyrical, impetuous and irrepressively romantic played with pure passion!"
- PLAYBOY Magazine

[[image - Promotional image of Leonard Whiting (Romeo) and Olivia Hussey (Juliet) from Franco Zeffirelli's production of Romeo and Juliet]]

No ordinary love story....

THE FRANCO ZEFFIRELLI PRODUCTION OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S "ROMEO & JULIET"/ STARRING OLIVIA HUSSEY / LEONARD WHITING / MILO O'SHEA / MICHAEL YORK / JOHN McENERY / PAT HEYWOOD / NATASHA PARRY / ROBERT STEPHENS 

Made with VERONA PRODUZIONE S.r l and DINO DE LAURENTIIS CINEMATOGRAFICA S.p.A / SCREENPLAY BY FRANCO BRUSATI and MASOLINO D'AMICO / PRODUCED BY ANTHONY HAVELOCK-ALLAN and JOHN BRABOURNE / ASSOCIATE PRODUCER RICHARD GOODWIN [[image depicting reel of film]]

DIRECTED BY FRANCO ZEFFIRELLI  TECHNICOLOR / A PARAMOUNT PICTURE 

[[image - Paramount Pictures logo, a white mountain inside a black partial circle with Paramount written in white cursive script. The partial circle is ringed with black stars and has the text 'A Gulf + Western Company' underneath it.]]

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