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TITLE: Old king log : [videorecording] / distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation ; I.
ADDED TITLE: The epic that never was : [videorecording]
PUBLISHED: CA : BBc Television Production, The CBS/Fox Company ; 1976, c1996.
DESCRIPTION: 1 video cassette (123 min.) : sd., col. , 1/2 in.
NOTES: Part I: Old King Log; Part II: The epic that never was.
NOTES: Part I of episode XIII: Claudius is persuaded to remarry for his children's sake. He takes Agrippinilla, the most corrupt woman in Rome and the secret lover of his key advisor, as his bride. Claudius wants only to make use of her brilliant mind, while she longs for a position for a power. The epic story of his family's history he has been writing is now complete. Knowing the prophesy that her son, Nero, will be Rome's last monarch, Claudius is ready to meet his death when his wife poisons him; Part II: This fascinating documentary reveals the complete behind the scenes story of Alexander Korda's ill-fated 1937 screen version of I, CLAUDIUS. Starring Merle Oberon, Charles Laughton, Emyln Williams and Flora Robson, this account chronicles the rehearsals, the set construction and the financial excesses of this legendary, doomed production. Interviews with surv
NOTES: iving cast members and poet
NOTES: novelist Robert Graves provide a fitting coda to the unforgettable tale of this uncompleted masterpiece.
ELEC. ACCESS: A BBC Televison Production
SUBJECT: English
SUBJECT: Narrated by Dirk Bogarde.
ADDED ENTRY: Lisemore, Martin
ADDED ENTRY: Wise, Herbert
ADDED ENTRY: Pulman, Jack
ADDED ENTRY: Jacobi, Derek
ADDED ENTRY: Twentieth Century Fox

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