Romeo and Juliet (1908 film)

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director = J. Stuart Blackton
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starring = Paul Panzer
Florence Lawrence
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distributor = Vitagraph Studios
released = 1908
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country = flagicon|US US
language = Silent film
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The first ever American film version of William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" was a silent film short made in 1908 made by Vitagraph Studios. Directed by J. Stuart Blackton, it was filmed in Central Park in Manhattan, New York.

The film starred Paul Panzer as Romeo and Florence Lawrence as Juliet. Other performers included John G. Adolfi, Harry Solter, Louise Carver, Florence Turner, and Charles Chapman.

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