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Title I, Claudius [videorecording] / a BBC Television production in association with London Film Productions Limited ; produced by Martin Lisemore ; written by Jack Pulman ; directed by Herbert Wise.

Imprint Chatsworth, Calif. : Image Entertainment, [2008]

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe DVDs 2nd Floor  791.4572 H999 2008  Disc 2    ---  Available
 Axe DVDs 2nd Floor  791.4572 H999 2008  Disc 3    ---  Available
 Axe DVDs 2nd Floor  791.4572 H999 2008  Disc 4    ---  Available
 Axe DVDs 2nd Floor  791.4572 H999 2008  Disc 1    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 1st Fl DVD Collection  DVD I    ---  Available
Edition Remastered ed.
Description 4 videodiscs (669 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, full screen (1.33:1); Dolby Digital mono., NTSC.
Note Title from container.
Cast Derek Jacobi, Siān Phillips, Brian Blessed, Margaret Tyzack, John Hurt, George Baker, Patrick Stewart, Stratford Johns, Sheila White.
Note Based on the novels by Robert Graves.
Originally broadcast as a BBC television mini-series in 1976.
Contains all 12 episodes of the mini-series.
Summary Tracing the lives of several early Roman emperors, showing the ruthless ambition, shocking debauchery and muderous intrigue. Bearing witness to the saga is Claudius, whose sutter and limp have marked him a fool, yet whom prophecies have foretold will one day rule Rome.
Contents Disc one. Episode 1: A touch of murder ; Episode 2: Waiting in the wing ; Episode 3: What shall we do about Claudius? -- Disc two. Episode 4: Poison is queen ; Episode 5: Some justice ; Episode 6: Queen of heaven ; Episode 7: Reign of terror -- Disc three. Episode 8: Zeus, by jove! ; Episode 9: Hail who? ; Episode 10: Fool's luck -- Disc four. Episode 11: A god in Colchester ; Episode 12: Old King log.
Note Special features: "The epic that never was:" a documentary feature and remarkable behind-the-scenes look at Alexander Korda's ill-fated 1937 screen adaptation starring Merle Oberon and Charles Laughton and narrated by Dirk Bogarde (1976 ; 71 min.).
Source NAV 5/11 PPL
Subject Claudius, Emperor of Rome, 10 B.C.-54 A.D. -- Drama.
Caligula, Emperor of Rome, 12-41 -- Drama.
Emperors -- Rome -- Biography -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Rome -- Drama.
Murder -- Rome -- Drama.
Intrigue -- Rome -- Drama.
DVD-Video discs -- History.
Genre/Form Historical television programs.
Television mini-series.
Added Author Lisemore, Martin, 1939-1977.
Pulman, Jack, 1925-1979.
Wise, Herbert, 1924-2015.
Jacobi, Derek.
Phillips, Siān, 1933-
Blessed, Brian, 1936-
Tyzack, Margaret, 1931-2011.
Hurt, John, 1940-2017.
Baker, George, 1931-2011.
Stewart, Patrick, 1940-
Johns, Stratford, 1925-2002.
White, Sheila, 1950-
Graves, Robert, 1895-1985.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
London Film Productions.
Image Entertainment (Firm)
Standard No. 014381510126
Music No. ID5101CU Image Entertainment

 
    
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