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

Call number: DVD 791.4572 I
Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment ; Chatsworth, CA : distributed by Image Entertainment, [2000]
Publication date: [2000]
Subject: Television programs -- Great Britain.
Rome (Italy) -- History -- Julio-Claudians, 30 B.C.-68 A.D.
Claudius, Emperor of Rome, 10 B.C.-54 A.D. -- Drama.
Title: I, Claudius [videorecording] / a BBC production in association with London Film Productions, Ltd. ; produced by Martin Lisemore ; directed by Herbert Wise ; written by Jack Pulman.
Title added entry: I, Claudius (Television program)
Physical description: 5 videodiscs (ca. 669 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Performer note: 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), Ian Ogilvy, Frances White, Kevin McNally, Patricia Quinn, David Robb, Fiona Walker, John Castle, James Faulkner, John Rhys-Davies, Beth Morris, Bernard Hepton, John Cater, Christopher Biggins.
Contents note: Disc 1. A touch of murder -- Family affairs -- Waiting in the wings -- Ddisc 2. What shall we do about Claudius? -- Poison is queen -- Some justice -- Disc 3. Queen of heaven -- Reign of terror -- Zeus, by Jove! -- Disc 4. Hail who? -- Fool's luck -- A god in Colchester -- Ddisc 5. Old king log -- The epic that never was (documentary).
Notes: Videodisc release of 1976 BBC Television series originally shown in 13 parts from November 6, 1977 through January 29, 1978.
Based on the novels I, Claudius and Claudius the God by Robert Graves.
Disc 5 includes a 1965 documentary that reveals the behind the scenes of Alexander Korda's 1937 unfinished film of I, Claudius, The Epic that never was / British Broadcasting Corporation ; writer-producer, Bill Duncalf.
DVD; Dolby digital, mono.
Summary note: A dramatization of Robert Graves' version of the times of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Claudius told through the dying Claudius as he sets down the history of his family.
Genre: Television mini-series.
Video recordings.
Added author: Lisemore, Martin.
Pulman, Jack.
Wise, Herbert.
Jacobi, Derek.
Phillips, Siân, 1934-
Hurt, John, 1940-
Tyzack, Margaret, 1933-
Baker, George, 1931 April 1-
Blessed, Brian.
Stewart, Patrick, 1940-
Johns, Stratford.
White, Sheila, 1950-
Graves, Robert, 1895-1985. I, Claudius.
Graves, Robert, 1895-1985. Claudius the god and his wife Messalina.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
London Film Productions.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1072900
Bib No.: 1072900

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