The Epic That Never Was (1965)

The Epic That Never Was

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This British television documentary, hosted by Dirk Bogarde, is about the aborted 1937 film I Claudius. The film, directed by Josef Von Sternberg and produced by Alexander Korda with an all-star cast, was shut down after only a few weeks of filming, reportedly because of its extravagant cost. This documentary shows much of the original footage, which hadn't been seen for 28 years, and features interviews with some of the original cast and crew, including von Sternberg, Flora Robson, Merle Oberon … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Television, Special Interest
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All Critics (6) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | May 9, 2005
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
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Good documentary on failed Sternberg film I, Claudius.

August 24, 2003
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

August 10, 2005
EmanuelLevy.Com

Full Review… | May 20, 2006
Senses of Cinema

Full Review… | April 13, 2002
Boston Phoenix

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