German-Speaking Emigrés
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Title of The TV Programme PETER THE GREAT
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Title of The Episode  
Year of The First Broadcast 1986
Broadcasting network NBC
Country of Origin US
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 371
Colour colour
Based on/Source Eponymous biography by Robert K. Massie
Production Companies NBC
Producer(s) Marvin J. Chomsky
Director Marvin J. Chomsky
Cast Maximilian Schell, Vanessa Redgrave, Omar Sharif, Trevor Howard, Laurence Olivier, Helmut Griem, Jan Niklas, Elke Sommer, Lilli Palmer, Ursula Andress, Mel Ferrer, Hanna Schygulla, Carl Duering
Literature New York Times, 2 February 1986.
Time, 3 February 1986.
Variety, 5 February 1986.
Times, 27 July 1987.
Special notes Four-part miniseries.

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