Ponderful

“In such ugly times, the only true protest is beauty."
- Phil Ochs

Olivia Hussey in Franco Zeffirelli’s Romeo and Juliet (1968).

Olivia Hussey in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet (1968), directed by Franco Zeffirelli.

books0977:

Head of Mad Ophelia (1865). Michele Rapisardi (Italian, 1822-1886). Museum of the Ursino Castle, Catania, Italy.
After her father’s death, Ophelia has gone mad, due to what the other characters interpret as grief for her father. She talks in riddles and rhymes, sings some “mad” and bawdy songs about death and a maiden losing her virginity. After bidding everyone a “good night”, she exits.

books0977:

Head of Mad Ophelia (1865). Michele Rapisardi (Italian, 1822-1886). Museum of the Ursino Castle, Catania, Italy.

After her father’s death, Ophelia has gone mad, due to what the other characters interpret as grief for her father. She talks in riddles and rhymes, sings some “mad” and bawdy songs about death and a maiden losing her virginity. After bidding everyone a “good night”, she exits.

Leonard Whiting and Olivia Hussey in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet (1968), directed by Franco Zeffirelli.

Olivia Hussey and Leonard Whiting in Romeo and Juliet (1968), directed by Franco Zeffirelli.

Olivia Hussey and Leonard Whiting in Romeo and Juliet (1968).


this bud of love, by summer’s ripening breath,may prove a beauteous flower when next we meet.

this bud of love, by summer’s ripening breath,
may prove a beauteous flower when next we meet.

Juliet’s dresses, from Romeo and Juliet (1968)

Olivia Hussey and Leonard Whiting in Franco Zeffirelli’s Romeo and Juliet (1968).

William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet (x)


Vivid Theme by JoachimT
Powered by Tumblr

Install Theme