Romanoff and Juliet (film)
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|Romanoff and Juliet|
|Directed by||Peter Ustinov|
|Produced by||Walter Thompson|
|Written by||Peter Ustinov|
|Music by||Mario Nascimbene|
|Edited by||Renzo Lucidi|
|Distributed by||Universal Pictures|
Romanoff and Juliet is a 1961 American film adaptation of the play Romanoff and Juliet, which was itself loosely based on Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, released by Universal Pictures. Peter Ustinov wrote the screenplay, directed, and starred in the film. It co-starred John Gavin as Igor and Sandra Dee as Juliet.
A vote in the United Nations is deadlocked. The deciding vote goes to the obscure European republic of Concordia, whose President abstains because he does not understand the issues at play.
Juliet Moulsworth is being courted by a young man called Freddie. She goes to live in Concordia, where her father is ambassador. She falls in love with Igor Romanoff, the son of the Russian ambassador to Concordia.
- Peter Ustinov as The General
- Sandra Dee as Juliet Moulsworth
- John Gavin as Igor Romanoff
- Akim Tamiroff as Vadim Romanoff
- Tamara Shayne as Evdokia Romanoff
- Alix Talton as Beulah
- Rik Van Nutter as Freddie
- John Phillips as Hooper Moulsworth
- Peter Jones as Otto
- Suzanne Cloutier as Marfa Zlotochienka
The film was shot in Italy.
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