- SKU: 19370836
- Release Date: 06/21/2011
Best Buy is dedicated to always offering the best value to our customers. We will match the price, at the time of purchase, on a Price Match Guarantee product if you find the same item at a lower price at a Designated Major Online Retailer or at a local retail competitor's store.Here's how:
- If you find a qualifying lower price online, call 1-888-BEST BUY and direct a customer service agent to the web site with the lower price, or when visiting a Best Buy store, one of our employees will assist you.
- On qualifying products, Best Buy will then verify the current price to complete the price match.
Exclusions apply including, but not limited to, Competitors' service prices, special daily or hourly sales, and items for sale Thanksgiving Day through the Monday after Thanksgiving. See the list of Designated Major Online Retailers and full details.
Filmed on location in Italy, where director Henry King ruled over a huge set that covered 17 acres, Romola stars Lillian Gish in the title role. The daughter of a 15th-century Florentine aesthete, Romola becomes the bride of the caddish Tito Melema (William Powell). Using all the underhanded resources at his disposal, Melema finagles his way into the position of Chief Magistrate, taking every opportunity to abuse his powers. One of his most heinous acts is his betrayal of country girl Tessa (Dorothy Gish), who ends up drowning herself. Melema himself is consigned to a watery grave when the people revolt against his persecutions. This leaves Romola (who despite her title-character status has virtually nothing to do in the film other than stand around and look beautiful) free to marry artist Carlos Buccelini (Ronald Colman), who has loved her all along. The most spectacular setpiece in the film is Henry King's meticulous reconstruction of the execution of Savonarola (Herbert Grimwood). Romola was based on the novel by George Eliot. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi
Cast & Crew
- Alfredo Bertone - Piero de Medici
- Lillian Gish - Romola
- Dorothy Gish - Tessa
- William Powell - Tito Melerna
- Ronald Colman - Carlo Buccellini