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Title I, Claudius [videorecording] / A BBC Television Production in association with London Film Productions Limited. By arrangement with Gerry Blattner Productions, Ltd. ; produced by Martin Lisemore ; directed by Herbert Wise ; written by Jack Pulman.

Imprint Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment ; [S.l.] : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., c2000.


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 GDL Central Library DVD    ICL  disc 2    Available
Description 5 videodiscs (total miniseries running time 669 min. ; documentary running time 71 min.) : digital, mono. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Includes "a unique documentary feature 'The epic that never was', a remarkable behind-the-scenes look at Alexander Korda's ill-fated 1937 screen adaptation of I, Claudius"--Container.
Based on the novels by Robert Graves.
Contents disc 1. episode 1. A touch of murder ; episode 2. Family affairs ; episode 3. Waiting in the wings -- disc 2. episode 4. What shall we do about Claudius? ; episode 5. Poison is queen ; episode 6. Some justice -- disc 3. episode 7. Queen of heaven ; episode 8. Reign of terror ; episode 9. Zeus, by jove! -- disc 4. episode 10. Hail who? ; episode 11. Fool's luck ; episode 12. A god in Colchester -- disc 5. episode 13. Old king log ; The epic that never was.
Cast Derek Jacobi as Claudius, Sian Phillips as Livia, Brian Blessed as Augustus, Margaret Tyzack as Antonia, John Hurt as Caligula, George Baker as Tiberius, Patrick Stewart as Sejanus, Stratford Johns as Piso, Sheila White as Messalina.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD; Dolby.
Subject Claudius, Emperor of Rome, 10 B.C.-54 A.D. -- Drama
Messalina, Valeria, d. 48 -- Drama.
Emperors -- Drama.
Rome -- History -- Claudius, 41-54 -- Drama.
Rome -- History -- Augustus, 30 B.C.-14 A.D. -- Drama.
Rome -- History -- Caligula, 37-41 -- Drama.
Rome -- History -- Tiberius, 14-37 -- Drama.
Genre/Form Biographical films
Historical films.
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Motion pictures, British.
Added Author Lisemore, Martin Producer.
Wise, Herbert Director.
Pulman, Jack Screenwriter.
Korda, Alexander, Sir, 1893-1956
Graves, Robert, 1895-1985 I, Claudius.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
London Film Productions
Image Entertainment (Firm)
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Music No. ID9187CUDVD Image Entertainment

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