Romanoff and Juliet (1961)

103 mins | Comedy | 1961

Director:

Peter Ustinov

Writer:

Peter Ustinov

Producer:

Peter Ustinov

Cinematographer:

Robert Krasker

Editor:

Renzo Lucidi

Production Designer:

Alexandre Trauner

Production Company:

Pavor, S. A.
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HISTORY

Location scenes filmed in Italy. Also known as Dig That Juliet ... More Less

Location scenes filmed in Italy. Also known as Dig That Juliet . More Less

CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
Asst dir
PRODUCERS
Assoc prod
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SET DECORATOR
COSTUMES
Miss Dee's cost
MUSIC
Mus comp & cond
SOUND
MAKEUP
Makeup
Hairstyles
PRODUCTION MISC
Prod supv
Prod mgr
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the play Romanoff and Juliet by Peter Ustinov (New York, 10 Oct 1957).
AUTHOR
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Dig That Juliet
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 8 June 1961
Copyright Claimant:
Pavor, S. A.
Copyright Date:
23 December 1960
Copyright Number:
LP25018
Physical Properties:
Sound
Color
Technicolor
Duration(in mins):
103
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

Concordia, a tiny country not even on the map, becomes important when a United Nations debate ends in a deadlock and Concordia's president, known as "The General," holds the deciding vote. Because The General does not understand the issue in debate, he abstains from voting and hurries home, with the Soviet and U. S. ambassadors in pursuit and wooing him with economic aid. Determined to remain neutral, he fosters a romance between Juliet Moulsworth, the American ambassador's daughter, and Igor Romanoff, son of the Russian ambassador. As the two world powers plunge desperately into such diplomatic activities as spying, bribery, and wiretapping, The General arranges an Independence Day ceremony and has the young couple secretly married in historical disguises. Their horrified parents initially are outraged, but The General eventually makes them see the humor of the ... +


Concordia, a tiny country not even on the map, becomes important when a United Nations debate ends in a deadlock and Concordia's president, known as "The General," holds the deciding vote. Because The General does not understand the issue in debate, he abstains from voting and hurries home, with the Soviet and U. S. ambassadors in pursuit and wooing him with economic aid. Determined to remain neutral, he fosters a romance between Juliet Moulsworth, the American ambassador's daughter, and Igor Romanoff, son of the Russian ambassador. As the two world powers plunge desperately into such diplomatic activities as spying, bribery, and wiretapping, The General arranges an Independence Day ceremony and has the young couple secretly married in historical disguises. Their horrified parents initially are outraged, but The General eventually makes them see the humor of the situation. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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