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Several years later, Heston teamed up with Bradley to produce the first sound version of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, in which Heston played Mark Antony.In 1944, Heston enlisted in the United States Army Air Forces.In 1953, Heston was Billy Wilder's first choice to play Sefton in Stalag 17.However, the role was given to William Holden, who won an Oscar for it.In television, Heston played a number of roles in CBS's Studio One, one of the most popular anthology dramas of the 1950s.In 1949 Heston played Marc Antony in a televised production of Julius Caesar (1950). Wallis of Casablanca spotted Heston in a 1950 television production of Wuthering Heights and offered him a contract.Even when we moved to Chicago, I was more or less a loner.
After the war, Heston and Clarke lived in Hell's Kitchen, New York City, where they worked as artists' models.When his wife reminded Heston they had decided to pursue theater and television, he replied, "Well, maybe just for one film to see what it's like." His breakthrough came when Cecil B.De Mille cast him as a circus manager in The Greatest Show on Earth, which was named by the Motion Picture Academy as the best picture of 1952. King Vidor used Heston in a melodrama with Jennifer Jones, Ruby Gentry (1952).Hal Wallis reunited Heston with Lizabeth Scott in a melodrama Bad for Each Other (1953).In 1954, he made two adventure films for Paramount.