You Are There (1953–1972)

The First Command Performance of Romeo and Juliet (1597) 

It's December 26, 1597 and Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is selected by Queen Elizabeth I to be performed at Court in Greenwich.

Director:

Sidney Lumet

Writer:

Jeremy Daniel

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Walter Cronkite ... Himself - Host
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Baragrey
Kendall Clark Kendall Clark ... Francis Bacon
Mildred Dunnock ... Queen Elizabeth I (unconfirmed)
Bramwell Fletcher
Jerome Kilty Jerome Kilty ... Earl of Essex
Richard Newton Richard Newton
Herbert Rudley ... Sir Walter Raleigh
Rod Steiger ... Romeo / Richard Burbage
Ken Walken Ken Walken ... Juliet
Douglass Watson Douglass Watson ... Mercutio / William Shakespeare
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It's December 26, 1597 and Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is selected by Queen Elizabeth I to be performed at Court in Greenwich.

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Language:

English

Release Date:

21 February 1954 (USA) See more »

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CBS News See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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