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Film Night Special: Caesar’s the Name of the Game

Alternative title
Caesar’s the Name of the Game
Synopsis
On location with director Stuart Burge for Peter Snell’s screen version of Shakespeare’s JULIUS CAESAR (1970), with a look back at the 1953 production. Includes extended interviews with Stuart Burge, Peter Snell (producer), Julia Trevelyan Oman (production design) and Maurice Pelling (art director). Interviews with members of the cast including John Gielgud, Charlton Heston, Jason Robards, Richard Chamberlain, Richard Johnson and Robert Vaughn are embellished with various film clips.
Series
Film Night
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
28 Dec 1969 at 23:15 (Channel: BBC2)
Duration
45 mins

Credits

Contributor
Julia Trevelyan-Oman; Maurice Pelling; Peter Snell; Stuart Burge
Cast
John GielgudJulius Caesar
Charlton HestonMark Antony
Richard JohnsonCaius Cassius
Jason RobardsMarcus Brutus
Richard ChamberlainOctavius Caesar
Robert VaughnCasca

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Julius Caesar
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

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