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    William Shakespeare's immortal play "Julius Caesar" is staged at the Waseda University Memorial Auditorium on May 26th The occasion is the 100th anniversary of the birth of Shoyo Tsubouchi, an eminent Japanese scholar of Shakespeare.

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    ROLL NO. 1: General view of the Waseda Memorial Auditorium where the play is held. The wording "Julius Caesar" is written on a board on the stage. The leading actors making up backstage: Julius Caesar is performed by Selichi Kato; Brutus by Yoshiya Nemoto and Calpurnia by Shizue Natsukawa. Interior shots of the auditorium. 2 takes. Scene 1 Street in Rome. Pan shot of the stage to 60 extras entering. Scene 5 the Caesar Hall. Closeup of Caesar.



    ROLL NO. 2: Closeup of Caesar in front of the parliament. Caesar being killed. 2 takes. Caesar's corpse being carried away. Brutus delivering speech in the plaza. Caesar's corpse is carried to the plaza. Crowd assembled at the plaza. Crowd leaving the plaza. Pan shot to the audience applauding. Audience applauding.




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    Background: William Shakespeare's immortal play "Julius Caesar" is staged at the Waseda University Memorial Auditorium on May 26th The occasion is the 100th anniversary of the birth of Shoyo Tsubouchi, an eminent Japanese scholar of Shakespeare.

    Dr. Tsubouchi died twenty three years ago but during his lifetime he studied the works of Shakespeare and wrote the "Collections of Shakespeare" which covers 40 volumes. Dr. Tsubouchi who was a professor at Waseda University is an authority on the works of Shakespeare and there is an Shakespearean Hall at the university which contains items and relics pertaining to Shakespeare.

    The "Julius Caesar" play which is staged today was translated by Dr. Tsubouchi.

    Dr. Tsubouchi was born on May 22nd, 1859 and passed away in 1936.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAALME2GCBC8EME9LMBCPVA9PLI
    Media URN:
    VLVAALME2GCBC8EME9LMBCPVA9PLI
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/05/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:02:00
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    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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