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TITLE: Fools luck : [videorecording] / distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation ; XI.
ADDED TITLE: A God in colchester.
SERIES: I Claudius XI & XII.
PUBLISHED: CA : BBc Television Production, The CBS/Fox Company ; 1976, c1996.
DESCRIPTION: 1 video cassette (104 min.) : sd., col. , 1/2 in.
NOTES: Produced by Martin Lisemore; directed by Herbert Wise; written by Jack Pulman.
NOTES: Derek Jacobi, Sian Phillips, Brian Blessed, margaret Tyzack, John Hurt, George Baker, Patrick Stewart, Stratford Johns and Sheila White.
NOTES: Episode XI: Trust no one is the advise Claudius receives from a valued friend as he assumes the throne. But the aging emperor is at the peak of his life. His beautiful young wife, Messalina, gives him a son and daughter, and Rome's finances improve. But his wife secretly lusts for the noble-man Appius Silanus and is determined to seduce him. Her cunning manipulations lead to an attempt on the life of Claudius - and an order for the death of Appius.
NOTES: Episode XII: While Claudius leads his army in Britain, his wife organizes a tournament of sex, challenging the Guild of Prostitutes to provide a champion to compete with her. Claudius returns from his campaign victorious, but his wife's infidelities have made a fool of him. When she cuckolds him by "marrying" another man in a Bacchanalian feast, his public humilitation is complete. After consulting with his advisers, Claudius signs a warrant for his wife's execution.
NOTES: English
ADDED ENTRY: Lisemore, Martin
ADDED ENTRY: Wise, Herbert
ADDED ENTRY: Jacobi, Derek
ADDED ENTRY: Pulman, Jack
ADDED ENTRY: Twentieth Century Fox
ADDED ENTRY: BBC Television Production

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