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Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar 1908


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Julius Caesar 1908

5 mins USA Director. William V. Ranous

A cut-price epic from America’s Vitagraph Studios, notable for its interesting use of low camera angles for the speeches to the crowd and the battle scenes. Several key scenes from the play are presented including Brutus addressing the crowds after Caesar’s murder, Caesar’s ghost visiting Brutus and Brutus falling on his sword.

The cast includes Charles Kent as Caesar, William V. Ranous as Cassius and what’s believed to be Earle Williams as Brutus.

Directed by

William V. Ranous


Earle Williams

William V. Ranous

Paul Panzer

Florence Lawrence

Maurice Costello

William Shea


Historical drama


Shakespeare on Film







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