Romeo and Juliet (1936), starring Norma Shearer, Leslie Howard, Basil Rathbone, Edna May Oliver, John Barrymore, C. Aubrey Smith
Synopsis of Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet is Shakespeare’s classic tale of love and youth ruined by a family feud. The Montagues and the Capulets, two powerful families of Verona, hate each other. Romeo, a Montague, crashes a Capulet party, and there meets Juliet. They fall in love and secretly marry. After killing a nephew of Lady Capulet in a fight, Romeo is banished from Verona. Capulet tries to marry Juliet to Paris, a prince. Juliet seeks the counsel of Friar Laurence, who married her and Romeo. He suggests a daring plan that ends tragically.