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The Winds of War (1983 - 1983)

The Winds of War (1983 - 1983)




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Epic World War II miniseries about events preceding the bombing of Pearl Harbor, as seen from the viewpoints of stoic Navy commander Victor `Pug' Henry (Robert Mitchum in his first TV role) and his family. This adaptation of Herman Wouk's novel (Wouk himself wrote the screenplay) earned 11 Emmy nominations (winning three), and cost more than $40 million to make, the most expensive TV event produced up to that time. A sequel, `War and Remembrance,' aired in 1989.

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1983, ABC, 7 episodes


Robert Mitchum
as Pug Henry
Ali MacGraw
as Natalie Jastrow
as Berel Jastrow
David Dukes
as Leslie Slote
Elizabeth Hoffman
as Eleanor Roosevelt
Edmund Purdom
as Luigi Gianelli
Ron Rifkin
as Mark Hartley
Art Lund
as Rear Adm. Moose Benton
John Karlen
as Capt. Connelly
Günter Meisner
as Adolf Hitler
Howard Lang
as Winston Churchill
Roy Poole
as Harry Hopkins
Allan Cuthbertson
as Gen. Tillet
Reinhard Kolldehoff
as Hermann Goering
Richard Barnes
as Ted Gallard
Edmund Pegge
as Burne-Wilke
Enzo G. Castellari
as Benito Mussolini
Barry Morse
as Wolf Stoller
David Cardy
as Sgt. Johnson
John Harkins
as Van Winaker
Joseph Hacker
as Lt. Carter Aster
Lin McCarthy
as Blinker Vance
Scott Brady
as Captain Tully
Mickey Knox
as Herb Rose
Wolfgang Preiss
as Gen. Von Brauchtich
Charles Lane
as Adm. Standley
Hugh Gillin
as Capt. Larkin
Richard X. Slattery
as Adm. Bull Halsey
Francesco Carnelutti
as Avram Rabinowitz
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Series Details

TV Network: ABC
Premiere Date: Feb 6, 1983
Genre: Drama
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