When: Thu., Oct. 2 2014
“David Bradley was young, but he was no kid,” wrote Charlton Heston of the man who directed him in his first movie. “He may have been something like a genius.” A grandson of Charles Banks Shedd, benefactor and namesake of the Shedd Acquarium, Bradley took up amateur filmmaking as a student at Northwestern University, and in 1942 he recruited Heston, then a student at New Trier High School, to star in a 16-millimeter silent version of Ibsen’s Peer Gynt. Continue reading >>
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