Julius Caesar (1950)
At New Trier High School in Willamette, Ill., Heston became involved with the schools 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 didnt 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).