TV Mini-Series | Not Rated | | Biography, Drama, History
The history of the Roman Empire as experienced by one of its rulers.
Production was delayed because of complex negotiations between the BBC and the copyright holders of Alexander Korda's aborted 1937 film version. This did, however, give the scriptwriter Jack Pulman more time to fine-tune his script.
Evil German woman. I'll burn your German house down.
In the early episodes, several doors in the various buildings have modern doorknobs and other closure hardware, or the cutouts for them.
The show aired in 13 episodes on PBS in 1977, but was originally shown in 12 episodes in England, the first and second episodes having been combined. This is the version now available in the remastered edition on DVD.
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