Phono Cinéma Theater
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ROMEO AND JULIET by Emile COSSIRA
First distribution : 1900
Shooting : 1900
This film belongs to the PHONO CINEMA THEATRE programme that proposed during the Universal Exhibition of Paris in 1900, synchronized screenings of films and recorded voices of famous actors and singers.
The original cylinder has not been found for retauration work made in August 2012.
Extract from Charles GOUNOD's opera in five acts, text by Jules BARBIER and Michel CARRé from SHAKESPEARE created in Paris et the Théâtre-Lyrique on April 27th 1867.
In front of a window and under a balcony, Romeo (Emile COSSIRA) wearing Romeo's outfit, sings the air of "Ah ! Lève toi, soleil".
ART : Marguerite VRIGNAULT
INT : Emilio COSSIRA
OPE : Clément MAURICE GRATIOULET
PRO : Paul DECAUVILLE