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I, Claudius (1976)
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Call no.:
DVD 017 234
Title:
I, Claudius
Originally produced:
1976
Format:
DVD
Summary:
A dramatization of Robert Graves' version of the power struggles in Rome's ruling family from Augustus to Claudius, as told by the elderly Claudius as he sets down the history of his family.
Credits:
produced by Martin Lisemore ; directed by Herbert Wise ; a BBC Television production in association with London Films.
Publication:
Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment [distributor] ; Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2000.
Details:
5 DVDs (ca. 669 min.) : sound, color
Studio(s):
British Broadcasting Corporation
London Films
Director(s):
Wise, Herbert
Screenwriter(s):
Pulman, Jack
Producer(s):
Lisemore, Martin
Cast:
Derek Jacobi (Claudius), Sian Phillips (Livia), Brian Blessed (Augustus), Margaret Tyzack (Antonia), John Hurt (Caligula), George Baker (Tiberius), Patrick Stewart (Sejanus), Stratford Johns (Piso), Sheila White (Messalina).
Production:
Produced by Martin Lisemore ; directed by Herbert Wise ; written by Jack Pullman.
Notes:
Based on the novels I, Claudius and Claudius the God by Robert Graves.
Disc 5 includes "The Epic that never was," which is a documentary that reveals the behind the scenes story of Alexander Korda's 1937 screen flop of I, Claudius. Also includes surviving footage.
Videodisc release of 1976 BBC Television series originally shown in 13 parts on Masterpiece Theatre from November 6, 1977 through January 29, 1978.
Subjects:
Graves, Robert, 1895-1985 Film adaptations.
Claudius, Emperor of Rome, 10 B.C.-54 A.D. Drama.
Rome History The five Julii, 30 B.C.-68 A.D. Drama.
Genre:
Film adaptations.
Film serials.
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Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Film adaptations
Genre: Film serials
Year: 1970s
Spoken language: English
Title: I, Claudius
Director: Wise, Herbert
Actor: Hurt, John
Actor: Jacobi, Derek
Actor: Phillips, Siân
Production studio: British Broadcasting Corporation
Production studio: London Films
Film technique: Live action