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I, Claudius
Pulman, Jack, screenwriter.
Uniform Title:
I, Claudius (Television program)
Remastered edition.
Publication Information:
Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, [2008]
Physical Description:
4 videodiscs (669 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Traces the lives of several early Roman emperors, showing ruthless ambition, shocking debauchery and murderous intrigue. Bearing witness to the saga is Claudius, whose stutter and limp have marked him a fool, yet whom prophecies have foretold will one day rule Rome.
General Note:
Based on the novels by Robert Graves.

DVD release of the 12 episode mini-series originally broadcast on BBC television in 1976.

Special feature (disc 4): "The epic that never was" : a documentary and remarkable behind-the-scenes look at Alexander Korda's ill-fated 1937 screen adaptation "I, Claudius", starring Merle Oberon and Charles Laughton and narrated by Dirk Bogarde.
A touch of murder ; Waiting in the wing ; What shall we do about Claudius? -- Poison is queen ; Some justice ; Queen of heaven ; Reign of terror -- Zeus, by jove! ; Hail who? ; Fool's luck -- A god in Colchester ; Old King log ; Epic that never was / writer, producer, Bill Duncalf (BBC, 1976 (71 min.))
Reading Level:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Added Title:
Epic that never was.
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