Charlton Heston

<b>“Julius Caesar” (1950)</b><br>
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At New Trier High School in Willamette, Ill., Heston became involved with the school’s drama program where he excelled in numerous productions. He even appeared in a 16mm silent amateur film adaptations of “Peer Gynt,” directed by David Bradley. He received a scholarship to <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id=" OREDU0000132" title="Northwestern University" href="/topic/education/colleges-universities/northwestern-university-OREDU0000132.topic">Northwestern University</a> from the Winnetka Community Theatre where he also did plays.<br>
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Nearly a decade after “Peer Gynt,” Heston teamed up with Bradley for this low-budget, 16mm indie production in which he plays Marc Antony. Heston earned $50 a week for his work. The film was mainly shown in schools and private industry screenings. It didn’t have a wide spread release in the states until 1952 after Heston was an established actor. Heston reprised the role in an all-star Hollywood remake in 1970 (pictured).

( Associated Press )

“Julius Caesar” (1950)

At New Trier High School in Willamette, Ill., Heston became involved with the school’s drama program where he excelled in numerous productions. He even appeared in a 16mm silent amateur film adaptations of “Peer Gynt,” directed by David Bradley. He received a scholarship to Northwestern University from the Winnetka Community Theatre where he also did plays.

Nearly a decade after “Peer Gynt,” Heston teamed up with Bradley for this low-budget, 16mm indie production in which he plays Marc Antony. Heston earned $50 a week for his work. The film was mainly shown in schools and private industry screenings. It didn’t have a wide spread release in the states until 1952 after Heston was an established actor. Heston reprised the role in an all-star Hollywood remake in 1970 (pictured).

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