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Masada

Masada(1981)

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Peter O'Toole made his American TV acting debut as the Roman general leading the epic 1st-century siege of Masada, the mountain fortress where about 900 Jewish Zealots made a heroic stand against 5,000 Roman soldiers. Peter Strauss is the fiery leader of the freedom-fighting Zealots, and their confr

David Warner, as O'Toole's devious rival, won an Emmy as Outstanding Supporting Actor, and Anthony Quayle was nominated in the same category. Jerry Goldsmith also won an Emmy for his score for Part 2, while Morton Stevens got a nomination for scoring Part 4. The show itself was Emmy-nominated as Outstanding Limited Series, and other nominations went to director Boris Sagal, as well as to writer Joel Oliansky, supervising editor John Bloom, and the editors, costume designer, set decorators and makeup artists, all for Part 4.

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Peter O'Toole Cornelius Flavius Silva
Peter Strauss Eleazar Ben Yair
Anthony Quayle Rubrius Gallus
Denis Quilley Marcus Quadratus
Paul Smith Gideon
Timothy West Emperor Vespasian
David Warner Pomponius Falco
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