Julius Caesar - Forum Scene: Act III, Scene 2
(Series Title: Famous Scenes from Shakespeare No.1)



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Still from 'Julius Caesar' - Taken from 'Films of Britain 1947-50'
'[These]* excerpts from Shakespeare have been filmed in order to enable those who have no opportunity of attending performances of Shakespearean plays in a theatre to see how the various parts are played by leading English actors and actresses.' [1]

Date: 1945
Duration: 18:29

Director: Henry Cass
Production Company: G.B. Instructional / Theatrecraft, Ltd.
Producer: Sydney Box
Cinematographer: Ernest Palmer
Composer: Ben Frankel
Narration: N/A
Editor: Julian Wintle
Sound Recording: George Burgess, & L. Clark
Production Design: Compton Bennett
Conductor: Muir Mathieson
Music Played by: London Symphony Orchestra
Associate Producer: Knox Laing
Art Director: James Carter
Costume: Dorothy Sinclair
Make-up: Nell Taylor

'Dramatis Personae':
Marcus Brutus: Felix Aylmer
Marcus Antonius: Leo Genn

The Mob: John Slater, Emrys Jones, Frederick Cooper, Ben Williams, Grace Allardyce, Arthur Hambling, Sydney Monckton.

Length: 35mm: 1500ft. 16mm: 600ft.

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Notes:

*Refers also to the companion piece, Macbeth.

Actor John Slater, seen in this title as a member of the mob, also features as the narrator and worker in Each For All.

In 1935-1936 Leo Genn had acted in a production of 'Julius Caesar' at the Old Vic Theatre, London also directed by Henry Cass.



Julius Caesar
Certificate: U
Distributors: 20th Century Fox.
Producers: Theatrecraft, Ltd.
1756ft / 19mins

An excerpt from Shakespeare : The Forum Scene, with Felix Aylmer as Brutus and Leo Genn as Mark Antony. Produced for the British Council. [2]


Still_-_Julius_Casar_(46).jpg
Still from 'Julius Caesar' - Taken from 'Films of Britain 1946'

Julius Caesar
Forum Scene
Cast
Brutus – Felix Aylmer
Mark Antony – Leo Genn
C.3566
Sound
B/W
15s
BC Film
2 Reels
22 mins
Age 11 upwards

Heading: 'Literature – Scenes from Shakespeare'

'The two following excerpts from Shakespeare are designed to enable those who have no opportunity of seeing Shakespearean plays in the theatre to see how the various parts are played by leading English actors and actresses.' [3]
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  1. ^ Films of Britain - British Council Film Department Catalogue - 1946-47
  2. ^ New Short Films Issued between June 21 and July 16 [1945]
    Monthly Film Bulletin of the BFI
  3. ^ G.B. Instructional Limited - Educational Films Filmstrips and Wall Charts