PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama
In 1937, a teenager is cast in the Mercury Theatre production of "Julius Caesar", directed by a young Orson Welles.
To establish the look of the Mercury Theatre, costume designer Nic Ede researched the Fascist imagery of the original 'Caesar' production. He said: "Thank goodness, there is a lot of visual reference, a lot of photographs, and a lot of people wrote about it. When we were on the Isle of Man filming in the Gaiety Theatre, I looked at the way [cinematographer] Dick Pope had lit it and the way Laurence had done the set - identical to the original - and it sent a shiver down my spine."
By the year of 1592, Shakespeare was already an actor, and a playwright. Records of how his stage career began have not survived. We do know that in 1594 he joined a theater troupe. Called... anyone remember? Not everyone at once now. The Lord ...
A common mistake in movies and TV, fire sprinklers are activated individually - a match held to one would only cause that particular sprinkler head to open, and not all of the sprinklers as shown in the movie.
Gilson Lavis is listed as "Drumer" instead of "Drummer".
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