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Masada / NBC Universal ; produced in association with Arnon Milchan Film Productions, Ltd. ; produced by George Eckstein ; written for television by Joel Oliansky ; directed by Boris Sagal.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Peabody PL - Columbia City DVD DRAMA (Text) 30403002112688 DVD - Drama Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (383 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Full screen version.
  • Publisher: Port Washington, NY : Koch Entertainment, 2015.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally broadcast as a mini-series on NBC television in 1981.
Based on the novel "The antagonists" by Ernest K. Gann.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Music, Jerry Goldsmith.
Participant or Performer Note: Peter O'Toole, Peter Strauss, Barbara Carrera, Nigel Davenport, Alan Feinstein, Giulia Pagano, Anthony Quayle, Denis Quilley, Paul L. Smith, Anthony Valentine, Timothy West, David Warner, George Peter Innes, David Opatoshu, Richard Pierson, Joseph Wiseman.
Summary, etc.: In the first century A.D., Flavius Silva, commander of the Roman Tenth Legion in Palestine, leads his forces in combat against the remaining Jewish Zealots who have taken refuge in the seemingly impregnable fortress of Masada. There, the engineering and military might of Rome faces the passion and ingenuity of Eleazer ben Yair and his people.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD, Dolby digital.
Language Note: In English.
Awards Note: Emmy Awards, 1981: Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Special, David Warner ; Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition for a Limited Series or a Special, Jerry Goldsmith.
Subject: Flavius Silva, active 1st century > Drama.
Masada Site (Israel) > Siege, 72-73 > Drama.
Rome > History > Flavians, 69-96 > Drama.
Rome > History, Military > 30 B.C.-476 A.D. > Drama.
Jews > History > Rebellion, 66-73 > Drama.
Siege warfare > Israel > Masada Site > Drama.
Palestine > History > To 70 A.D. > Drama.
Masada Site (Israel) > Drama.
Genre: Television mini-series.
Historical films.
Epic films.

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