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I, Claudius (1939) Wavs






Download Selection Caligula teases Claudius about teaching his pigs to read "so as to have readers for all the Roman histories you write".


Download Selection Caligula and Claudius meet Livia for dinner.


Download Selection From the above - Caligula: "Grandmother, do you remember my dear uncle Claudius, who prefers the society of pigs to that of the court?"


Download Selection Caligula: "Grandmother - think of his table manners!"


Download Selection Livia to Caligula: "Be silent, you impudent puppy!"


Download Selection Livia: "Am I right, Claudius?"


Download Selection Caligula: "Don't let him start talking, he might have a stroke!"


Download Selection Senator Asiaticus pompously calls for a 50 gold piece bonus to be paid to each soldier in Army.


Download Selection After objection is raised to Asiaticus' proposal, Caligula calls an for an end "to this oratory".


Download Selection From the above - Caligula: "Enough of this oratory!"


Download Selection Caligula arrogantly demands payment of a bonus to the Army.


Download Selection From the above - Caligula: "Are the married people taxed? No! Well, then tax them. Tax the single. Tax those that have children, and those that have not. Tax those who ride, and those that go on foot. Tax those that have doors and windows, and tax those that haven't any!"


Download Selection Senators unctiously agree to Caligula's call for higher taxes.


Download Selection From the above - Asiaticus: "I could not have expressed such lofty sentiments better myself."


Download Selection Caligula "rewards" the Senate with the induction of the racehorse Incitatus as a fellow Senator.


Download Selection Caligula declares he'll "honor this noble house" by appointing Incitatus as a Senator.


Download Selection Caligula declares he'll "honor this noble house" by appointing Incitatus as a Senator.


Download Selection Thrasyllus greets Claudius with "Ah, my Lord Claudius! I hope you're well!"


Download Selection Claudius (Charles Laughton): "I limp with my tongue and stutter with my leg! Nature never quite finished me."


Download Selection From the above - Claudius: "Nature never quite finished me."


Download Selection Claudius movingly recounts his various maladies to Thrasyllus.


Download Selection Claudius is forced to humor Caligula in the midst of his delusion that he has become a god.


Download Selection From the above - Claudius: "It's good to see you're better, Caesar."


Download Selection From the same - Caligula: "It's the most momentous transformation that any human being has ever achieved!"


Download Selection From the same - Caligula: "A prophecy is about to be fulfilled. I am being...reborn!"


Download Selection From the same - Caligula: "A prophecy is about to be fulfilled."


Download Selection From the same - Claudius: "I hope your condition is not too painful!" Caligula: "It is painful to be ones own mother!"


Download Selection From the same - Claudius: "I hope your condition is not too painful!"


Download Selection Caligula: "Well, idiot! Can't you see any change in me?" Claudius: "I was blind not to see it instantly - you're no longer human! May I be the first to worship you as a go-go-go-go-god..."


Download Selection From the above - Caligula: "Well, idiot!"


Download Selection From the same: Claudius: "I was blind not to see it instantly - you're no longer human! May I be the first to worship you as a go-go-go-go-god..."


Download Selection From the same: Caligula: "It took you a long time to perceive that I'm no longer human!"


Download Selection Caligula declares his "first act as god" will be one of clemency - a postponement of Claudius' death.


Download Selection From the above - Caligula: "My first act as god shall be one of clemency."


Download Selection Caligula: "Behold! I am generous as only a god could be! I sentence you to death, Claudius, in the most beautiful possible way!"


Download Selection From the above - Caligula: "Behold! I am generous as only a god could be!"


Download Selection From the same - Caligula: "I sentence you to death, Claudius, in the most beautiful possible way!"


Download Selection Asiaticus insults Claudius as the latter appears in the Senate for deliberations over whether or not to approve him as Emperor.


Download Selection A Senator passionately declares his support of Claudius for Emperor.


Download Selection The Army & Senate argue over whether or not to approve Claudius as Emperor.


Download Selection In one of the great moments of cinema, Claudius addresses the Senate as they deliberate whether or not to approve him as Emperor.


Download Selection From the above - Claudius ripostes to Senator Sentius.


Download Selection An excerpt from the above - Claudius: "I thought your talents were confined to neighing like a horse!"


Download Selection From the same as those above: Claudius: "Is there anyone else who wishes to call attention to my misfortunes - or shall I call attention to yours?"


Download Selection An excerpt from the above: Claudius: "Is there anyone else who wishes to call attention to my misfortunes?"


Download Selection From the same as those above - Claudius calls upon each demagogue Senator in turn to face up to his accusations.


Download Selection An excerpt from the above - Claudius: "Not only are you a pompous ass and a hypocrite, but you've acquired your position through bribery!"


Download Selection An excerpt from the same as the above - Claudius: "Not only are you a profiteer, but since we're dealing in personalities, you're a stuffed and puffed-up glutton!"


Download Selection An excerpt from the same - Claudius: "You'd sell your soul for the tail-end of an anchovy!"


Download Selection From the same as those above- Claudius: "Since no one else seems eager to show his eloquence, I will inform you of the conditions upon which I will accept your support."


Download Selection From the same - Claudius gives the Senate his conditions for becoming Emperor.


Download Selection An excerpt from the same - Claudius: "I, Claudius!"


Download Selection From the same as those above - Claudius: "I will break everything rotten in this Senate like an old dry twig!"


Download Selection Claudius gives the Army the conditions upon which he will become Emperor and passes judgment upon the assassins of Caligula.


Download Selection An excerpt from the above - Claudius: "You didn't strike for your country. You killed in the name of your own private grudges."


Download Selection An excerpt from the same as the above - Claudius: "What fate do you consider you deserve?"




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