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Romeo and Juliet

Veronica Tennant

Earl Kraul and Veronica Tennant in the CBC film of Romeo and Juliet (1964). Photo by Ken Bell.

Following its successful premiere, Romeo and Juliet was filmed for CBC television by Norman Campbell starring a 19-year old Veronica Tennant as Juliet and Earl Kraul as Romeo. It aired on September 15, 1965 and later won the Prix RenĂ© Barthelemy at the International Television Festival in Monte Carlo in 1966.  

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Top image credit: The National Ballet of Canada tutus on display. Photo by Setareh Sarmadi.