Last Meals of the Famous (Video)

By Olga Khazan
Olga Khazan
Olga Khazan
May 3, 2015 Updated: May 3, 2015

 The food-advertising director Gus Filgate is creating a series of short films that reproduce the last meals of noteworthy individuals.

Jimi Hendrix’s tuna sandwich is simple and funky as above.

Before Napoleon Bonaparte uttered his last words (“France, l’armée, tête d’armée, Joséphine”) and perished on the windswept island of Saint Helena at the age of 51, he reportedly treated himself to a feast. The exiled French leader scarfed downliver and bacon chops, sauteed kidneys in sherry, shirred eggs with cream, and garlic toast with roast tomatoes. Please see below.

 
 Julius Caesar’s clams seem packed with ceremony and grandeur. (It’s even better that the B.C.-era grub is paired with some sort of East Asian brass-band music).
 
 
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