The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 15.2054 Tuesday, 7 December 2004
From: Richard Burt <
Date: Friday, 3 Dec 2004 09:40:05 -0500
Subject: War Magician
Apparently, Peter Weir is making a film about Jasper Maskelyne, who drew
on the Birnam Wood sequence in Macbeth for the battle of El Alamein.
War Magician (2005)
Peter Buchman (screenplay)
Dave Fisher (book)
True story of how British stage magician Jasper Maskelyne helped defeat
Rommell and the Nazi war machine. He outfoxed the Desert Fox. Based on
David Fisher's 1983 book.
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