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Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar 1945

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Julius Caesar 1945

19 mins United Kingdom Director. Henry Cass

A staging of Act III Scene 2 from Shakespeare's celebrated tragedy about honour and betrayal in ancient Rome, with spirited performances from Leo Genn and Felix Aylmer as Mark Antony and Brutus. In this famous forum scene, Caesar has just been murdered and Antony and Brutus address the gathering mob of Roman citizens. The scene is played in its entirety except for the omission of a short passage at the end between Antony and a servant.

This is one of two short films produced under the umbrella title Famous Scenes from Shakespeare, the other of which, Macbeth, can also be seen on BFI Player.

Directed by

Henry Cass

Featuring

Emrys Jones

John Slater

Leo Genn

Felix Aylmer

Genres

Historical drama

Tags

Julius Caesar (play)

Collection

Shakespeare on Film

Released

1945

Country

United Kingdom

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