Main title from the Thames Television series, The World at War (1973-74)

The World at War

(1973–74)

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| TV Programme | United Kingdom | Colour | Documentary, History, War
| Stars: Laurence Olivier, Averell Harriman, J Lawton Collins

1970s World War II documentary series, narrated by Laurence Olivier

Series cast

(298)
Photo of Laurence Oliver narrating The World at War (1973-4). The actor is in rolled-up shirt sleeves while reading the script in front of a microphone
26 episodes
Himself – Narrator
Averell Harriman
5 episodes
Himself – Roosevelt’s Roving Ambassador / Himself – Roosevelt’s Special Representative in Britain / Himself – US Ambassador to Moscow 1945 / Himself – US Ambassador to Russia 1943-46 / Himself – US Ambassador to Russia 1945
J Lawton Collins
3 episodes
Himself / Himself – Commanding General, 25th Infantry Division at Guadalcanal / Himself – US VII Corps Commander
Christabel Bielenberg
2 episodes
Herself – Married to German / Herself – Wife of German
Rita Boas-Koopman
2 episodes
Herself / Herself – Dutch Jew
David Belchem
2 episodes
Himself / Himself – Western Desert Force
Vladimir Antonov
1 episode
Himself – Red Army
Frank Manson
1 episode
Himself – Lieutenant, US Navy
Naoki Hoshino
1 episode
Himself – Cabinet Minister
André Beaufre
1 episode
Himself – French High Command (archive footage)
McGeorge Bundy
1 episode
Himself – Stimson’s Biographer
Stephen Ambrose
1 episode
Himself – Historian
John Barne
1 episode
Himself – 6th Guards Arnoured Brigade
Robert Boothby
1 episode
Himself – Conservative MP
Max Aitken
1 episode
Himself – RAF Squadron Leader 1940
Lewis Bush
1 episode
Himself – Writer
George Ball
1 episode
Himself – Roosevelt Administration
Andrey Yeryomenko
1 episode
Himself (archive footage)
Edward Butler
1 episode
Himself – Ex Chief Petty Officer
Ivan Chistyakov
1 episode
Himself – Commander, 6th Guard Army
Hans Brunswig
1 episode
Himself – Hamburg Fire Officer
Bill Becket
1 episode
Himself – Sherwood Foresters
Walter Boller
1 episode
Himself – Major, ROAC
William Beveridge
1 episode
Himself – Economist / Socialist (archive footage)
Hertha Beese
1 episode
Herself – Berlin Housewife
Winston Churchill
11 episodes
Himself / Himself – Buckingham Palace on balcony 1945 / Himself – First Lord of the Admiralty / Himself – PM of the UK
Hermann Göring
6 episodes
Himself – C-in-C, Luftwaffe / Himself – Nuremberg Trial Defendant 1945 / Himself – President of the Reichstag
Toshikazu Kase
3 episodes
Himself – Cabinet Secretariat / Himself – Foreign Ministry 1945 / Himself – Matsuoka’s Private Secretary
Emmi Bonhoeffer
2 episodes
Herself – Berlin Housewife / Herself – Housewife
Francis de Guingand
2 episodes
Himself – Military Intelligence, Cairo / Montgomery’s Chief of Staff / Himself – Montgomery’s Chief of Staff
R A Butler
2 episodes
Himself – Foreign Affairs / Himself – Minister of Education
J R Colville
2 episodes
Himself – Chamberlain’s Private Secretary / Himself – Churchill’s Private Secretary
Sieuwert Bruins Slot
1 episode
Himself
Eberhard Bethge
1 episode
Himself – Prisoner of the Gestapo
Richard Böch
1 episode
Himself – SS Lance Corporal
Roy Voris
1 episode
Himself – Lieutenant, US Navy
Maurice Chevalier
1 episode
Himself – Entertainer
James Byrnes
1 episode
Himself – Truman’s Secretary of State
Charles Bohlen
1 episode
Himself – US State Department 1945
Stanley Drinkwater
1 episode
Himself
John Russell
1 episode
Himself – British Embassy, Moscow 1941
George Elliott
1 episode
Himself – Radar Unit Plotter
Vannevar Bush
1 episode
Himself – Adviser to Roosevelt
Paola Colacicchi
1 episode
Himself – Italian Army
Peter Cremer
1 episode
Himself – Capt of U-333
Vsevolod Klokov
1 episode
Himself – Ukrainian Partisan
John Corcoran
1 episode
Himself – Pilot
Mark W Clark
1 episode
Himself – Commander, US 5th Army
Sydney Bowers
1 episode
Himself – Sergeant, RAF
Mrs Gwen Bunt
1 episode
Herself – Plymouth Resident
Anthony Eden
5 episodes
Himself – British Foreign Secretary / Himself – Foreign Affairs 1945 / Himself – Foreign Secretary / Himself – War Cabinet 1940-45 / Himself – War Minister 1940 / Foreign Secretary 1940
Douglas MacArthur
3 episodes
Himself – Allied Commander at Surrender Ceremony / Himself – Leader of America’s Occupation of Japan / Himself – Supreme Commander, Southwest Pacific Area
Lawrence Durrell
3 episodes
Himself / Himself – British Foreign Service / Himself – British Press Officer, Cairo
Teruo Okada
2 episodes
Himself / Himself – Japanese Imperial Army
Karl Dönitz
2 episodes
Himself – Chief of the Navy / Himself – Last Leader of the Third Reich
Lord Chandos
2 episodes
Himself / Himself – War Cabinet 1942-45
Mitsuo Fuchida
2 episodes
Himself – Aerial Commander / Himself – Led Pearl Harbor Attack
Hugh Greene
1 episode
Himself – ‘Daily Telegraph,’ Berlin
J F Bubberman-Boer
1 episode
Herself
Blondi
1 episode
Hitler’s Dog (archive footage)
Paul Schmidt
1 episode
Himself – Hitler’s Interpreter
Masataka Chihaya
1 episode
Himself – Japanese Navy
Franz Halder
1 episode
Himself – Hitler’s Chief of Staff (archive footage)
Ivan Ludnikov
1 episode
Himself – Corps Commander
Ira C Eaker
1 episode
Himself – Commanding General US Eighth Air Force
Walter Davis
1 episode
Himself – Sherwood Foresters
Leonard Brown
1 episode
Himself – Private, 14th Army
Adolf Hitler
11 episodes
Himself -Führer / Himself – Führer
Albert Speer
5 episodes
Himself / Himself – Hitler’s Armaments Minister / Himself – Minister of Armaments / Himself – Minister of Armaments / War Production
Charles de Gaulle
3 episodes
Himself / Himself – Leader of the Free French
Hans Kehrl
2 episodes
Himself – Ministry of Economics 1938-43 / Ministry of Armaments 1943-45 / Himself – Nazi Businessman
Yuzuru Sanematsu
2 episodes
Himself – Commander Naval Intelligence / Himself – Naval Intelligence
Noble Frankland
2 episodes
Himself – Director, Imperial War Museum / Himself – Historian
Adolf Galland
2 episodes
Himself – Director General of Fighters / Himself – Luftwaffe Squadron Leader 1940 / Luftwaffe Wing Commander 1941
Minoru Genda
2 episodes
Himself – Planned Midway Invasion / Himself – Planned Pearl Harbor Attack
Allan Francis Harding
2 episodes
Himself – Alexander’s Chief of Staff / Himself – Commander, 7th Armoured Division
Eddy Christiani
1 episode
Himself
Brian Horrocks
1 episode
Himself – 30 Corps Commander
C JR Duffin
1 episode
Himself – 6th Guards Armoured Bdge
Wilhelm Hoettl
1 episode
Himself – SS Major
Chester W Nimitz
1 episode
Himself – C-in-C, US Pacific Fleet (archive footage)
Edward Spears
1 episode
Himself
William Edward Rawlings Eyton-Jones
1 episode
Himself – SS Ben Vrachie
Olga Rybakova
1 episode
Herself – Leningrad Housewife
Michael Calvert
1 episode
Himself – Chindit Commander
Otto John
1 episode
Himself – Member of Resistance
Kenneth Strong
2 episodes
Himself – Eisenhower’s Intelligence Chief
Traudl Junge
2 episodes
Herself – Hitler’s Secretary / Herself – Secretary to Hitler 1943-45
Dwight D Eisenhower
2 episodes
Himself
Bill Mauldin
2 episodes
Himself – Cartoonist, ‘Stars and Stripes’
Georg Konrad Morgen
1 episode
Himself – Law Student
Louis De Jong
1 episode
Himself
Willy Feldheim
1 episode
Himself
Avraham Kochavi
1 episode
Himself – Polish Jew
Mrs Yonaha
1 episode
Herself – Student
Charles Trenet
1 episode
Himself – Entertainer
Alger Hiss
1 episode
Himself – State Department 1945
Ursula Gray
1 episode
Herself – German Refugee, 1945
J Glenn Gray
1 episode
Himself – Author ‘The Warriors’
Lucy Faithfull
1 episode
Herself – Children’s Care Organiser
Charles Gardner
1 episode
Himself – BBC Reporter
Grigori Tokaty
1 episode
Himself – Stalin Critic
Norman Corwin
1 episode
Himself – Radio Commentator
Friedrich Paulus
1 episode
Himself – Commander, 6th Army Group (archive footage)
Thomas Finch
1 episode
Hiimself – Chief Officer, ‘SS San Emiliano’
Nikolai Volkov
1 episode
Himself – Factory Worker
Arthur Harris
1 episode
Himself – Marshal of the RAF 1972
Gilbert Collins
1 episode
Himself – Gunner, 14th Army
Stafford Cripps
1 episode
Himself – Ambassador to Russia 1940-1942 (archive footage)
Wynford Vaughan-Thomas
3 episodes
Himself – War Correspondent
Vyacheslav Molotov
3 episodes
Himself – Foreign Minister
Louis Mountbatten
3 episodes
Himself / Himself – Supreme Allied Commander SEAC / Himself – Supreme Commander, SEAsia
Hasso von Manteuffel
2 episodes
Himself – German Panzer Command / Himself – German Panzer Commander
Walter Warlimont
2 episodes
Himself – German High Command
Koichi Kido
2 episodes
Himself – Emperor’s Chief Adviser / Himself – Lord Privy Seal 1945
Werner Pusch
1 episode
Himself – Social Democrat
Petra Eldering
1 episode
Herself
Ursula Grey
1 episode
Herself – Dresden Civilian
Primo Levi
1 episode
Himself – Italian Jew
Bernard Kops
1 episode
Himself – Child Evacuee
Bertie Good
1 episode
Himself – Steward, ‘MV Royal Daffodil’
James Doolittle
1 episode
Himself – B-25 Raid on Japan
Richard O’Connor
1 episode
Himself – Commander, Western Desert Force
Mikhail Shumilov
1 episode
Himself – Commander, 7th Guards Army (archive footage)
Peter Gretton
1 episode
Himself – Escort Group Commander
Wilhelm Herget
1 episode
Himself – Night Fighter Pilot
Drew Middleton
1 episode
Himself
Neville G Hogan
1 episode
Himself – Capt, 14th Army
Tom Driberg
1 episode
Himself
Joseph Stalin
6 episodes
Himself – General Secretary / Himself – Secretary General
Siegfried Westphal
4 episodes
Himself – Afika Korps, Rommel’s Chief of Staff / Himself – Chief of Staff, German Armies in the West / Himself – Kesselring’s Chief of Staff / Himself – Staff Officer Western Front
Hirohito
3 episodes
Himself – Emperor of Japan
Friedrich Luft
2 episodes
Himself / Himself – Berliner
Heinz Reinheimer
1 episode
Himself – Printer’s Son
Jan Kilkens
1 episode
Himself
Dov Paisikovic
1 episode
Himself – Hungarian Jew
Joe Minogue
1 episode
Himself
Martin Lindsay
1 episode
Himself – British Army Officer
Ray Holmes
1 episode
Himself – RAF Sergeant Pilot 1940
Ion Antonescu
1 episode
Himself – Prime Minister of Yugoslavia (archive footage)
Ian Mutsu
1 episode
Himself – Newsman
Nikolay Voronov
1 episode
Himself – Interrogated Paulus when Surrendering (archive footage)
Raymond Hart
1 episode
Himself – ‘HMS Vidette’
Leon Johnson
1 episode
Himself – Group Commander
Urikuro Honda
1 episode
Himself – Japanese Imperial Army
Goronwy Rees
1 episode
Himself
Franklin D Roosevelt
4 episodes
Himself / Himself – US President
King George VI
2 episodes
Himself – Buckingham Palace on balcony 1945 / Himself – His Highness
Curtis LeMay
2 episodes
Himself / Himself – Divisional Commander
Heipke Remer
1 episode
Herself – Farmer’s Daughter
Piet Nak
1 episode
Himself – Streetcleaner
Heinz Linge
1 episode
Himself – Hitler’s Valet
Rudolf Vrba
1 episode
Himself – Czechoslovak Jew
Gordon Waterfield
1 episode
Himself – War Correspondent
Yoshio Kodama
1 episode
Himself – Nationalist Politician
William Robertson
1 episode
Himself – US Army 1945
Herman Pheffer
1 episode
Himself – Disabled US Veteran
John Simon
1 episode
Himself – Chancellor of the Exchequer (archive footage)
John McBeath
1 episode
Himself – Commanding ‘HMS Venomous’
Masatake Okumiya
1 episode
Himself – Pilot
John Kenneth Galbraith
1 episode
Himself – Roosevelt Administration
Claude Auchinleck
1 episode
Himself – C-in-C Middle East Command 1941-42 (archive footage)
Kurt Zeitzler
1 episode
Himself – Hitler’s Chief of Staff (archive footage)
Otto Kretschmer
1 episode
Himself – Capt of U-99
Andrei Zhdanov
1 episode
Himself – Communist Politician (archive footage)
Vera Lynn
1 episode
Herself – Morale Booster
Trevor Evans
1 episode
Himself
Otto Ernst Remer
1 episode
Himself – German Army Officer
Christa Ronke
2 episodes
Herself – Berliner / Herself – Berliner, 1945
J B Priestley
2 episodes
Himself – Broadcaster / Himself – Broadcaster / Novelist
Georgi Zhukov
2 episodes
Himself – Marshal / Himself – Red Army General
Ewald von Kleist
1 episode
Himself – Army Officer
Jetty Paerl
1 episode
Herself
Karl Wolff
1 episode
Himself – SS General
Princess Margaret
1 episode
Herself – Buckingham Palace on balcony 1945 (archive footage)
Jimmy Thomas
1 episode
Himself – Royal Navy
Charles Woodhouse
1 episode
Himself – Capt HMS Ajax
Hartwig Looks
1 episode
Himself – Capt of U-264
Hamish Mahaddie
1 episode
Himself – RAF Bomber Command Pathfinder
Michael Foot
1 episode
Himself – Acting Editor, Evening Standard 1942
Richard Schultze-Kossens
1 episode
Himself – Commander, SS Academy
J M Stagg
1 episode
Himself
Queen Elizabeth II
2 episodes
Herself / Herself – Buckingham Palace on balcony 1945
John J McCloy
2 episodes
Himself – Assistant Secretary of War 1945 / Himself – Roosevelt’s Assistant Secretary of War
Kay Summersby
2 episodes
Herself – Eisenhower’s Driver / Herself – US Army 1945
J G Smyth
2 episodes
Himself – 17th Div, Burma / Himself – 17th Indian Infantry Division, Malaya
Siegmund Weltlinger
1 episode
Himself – Jewish Stockbroker
Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands
1 episode
Himself – The Prince of the Netherlands
Anna Nikulina
1 episode
Herself – Red Army
Rivka Yosilevska
1 episode
Herself – Polish Jew
Hartley Shawcross
1 episode
Himself – Nuremberg Prosecuter 1945
Neville Chamberlain
1 episode
Himself – PM of the UK
Robert Wright
1 episode
Himself – Dowding’s Personal Assistant
King Boris III
1 episode
Himself – Bulgaria (archive footage)
Alan Cunningham
1 episode
Himself – Commander 8th Army 1941 (archive footage)
Wilfred Oulton
1 episode
Himself – Coastal Command
William Reid
1 episode
Himself
Harold Alexander
1 episode
Himself – Commander 15th Army Group (archive footage)
David Hewetson
1 episode
Himself – Bevin Boy 1943-1947
Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother
2 episodes
Herself – Buckingham Palace on balcony 1945 / Herself – Her Highness
Gerd von Rundstedt
2 episodes
Himself
Lord Beaverbrook
2 episodes
Himself – Minister of Aircraft Production / Himself – Minister of War Production
Bernard L Montgomery
2 episodes
Himself / Himself – Commander 8th Army
Edward Woods
1 episode
Himself
J B Roodbol
1 episode
Himself
Felix Putterman
1 episode
Himself – US Artilleryman
Adolf Eichmann
1 episode
Himself – SS-Final Solution Administrator (archive footage)
Duke of Windsor
1 episode
Himself (archive footage)
J Robert Oppenheimer
1 episode
Himself (archive footage)
Willy Brandt
1 episode
Himself – Chancellor of West Germany 1969-74 (archive footage)
King Michael
1 episode
Himself – Romania (archive footage)
Ichiji Sugita
1 episode
Himself – General Staff
Gilbert Roberts
1 episode
Himself – Western Approaches Staff
John Rogan
1 episode
Himself – Navigator / Bombardier
Alan Brooke
1 episode
Himself – Chief of the Imperial General Staff (archive footage)
George Hodgkinson
1 episode
Himself – Chairman, Coventry War Emergency Committee
Marlene Tucking
1 episode
Herself
Hideki Tojo
2 episodes
Himself – Prime Minister / Himself – Prime Minister of Japan
Bob Hope
2 episodes
Himself
Benito Mussolini
2 episodes
Himself – Former Prime Minister / Himself – Prime Minister of Italy
Florrie Rost van Tonningen
1 episode
Herself
Yelena Reveshkaya
1 episode
Herself – Red Army Interpreter
Maurice Gamelin
1 episode
Himself – C-in-C, Maginot Line (archive footage)
Hisatsune Sakomizu
1 episode
Himself – Cabinet Secretary 1945
Douglas Spencer
1 episode
Himself – UK Occupation Force 1945
Édouard Daladier
1 episode
Himself – Prime Minister of France 1938-40 (archive footage)
Tomohiko Ushiba
1 episode
Himself – Prime Minister’s Private Secretary
Isamu Noguchi
1 episode
Himself – Japanese-American 1941
Robert Sherwood
1 episode
Himself – ‘HMS Bluebell’
Werner Schroer
1 episode
Himself – Day Fighter Leader
Freddie Tomkins
1 episode
Himself – Sergeant, 14th Army
Cecil King
1 episode
Himself – Director, Daily Mirror
Martin Bormann
1 episode
Himself – Personal Secretary to the Führer (archive footage)
Heinrich Himmler
2 episodes
Himself – Reichsführer-SS
Gracie Fields
2 episodes
Herself – Entertainer
R M van der Veen
1 episode
Himself
Isoroku Yamamoto
1 episode
Himself – Funeral Procession in Japan 1943 (archive footage)
Henri Giraud
1 episode
Himself – Commander, French 9th Army (archive footage)
Charles W Sweeney
1 episode
Himself – Hiroshima & Nagasaki Pilot
Hugh Dowding
1 episode
Himself – RAF Fighter Command 1936-40 (archive footage)
Paul Prince
1 episode
Himself – Yugoslavia Acting Head of State (archive footage)
Takeo Yoshikawa
1 episode
Himself – Spy at Pearl Harbor
Paul Samuelson
1 episode
Himself – Roosevelt Administration
Neil Ritchie
1 episode
Himself – Commander 8th Army 1941-42 (archive footage)
Rodney Stone
1 episode
Himself – ‘SS Gharinda’
William Slim
1 episode
Himself – Commander, 14th Army (archive footage)
Frederick Marquis
1 episode
Himself – Minister of Food 1940-1943 (archive footage)
Roland Freisler
1 episode
Himself – Bomb Plot Judge (archive footage)
George Formby
2 episodes
Himself – Entertainer
Erwin Rommel
2 episodes
Himself / Himself – Commander, Afrika Korps
Joseph Goebbels
2 episodes
Himself – Propaganda Minister
T van Ralte
1 episode
Himself
John Seney
1 episode
Himself – US Paratrooper
Heinz Guderian
1 episode
Himself – German Colonel (archive footage)
Paul Tibbets
1 episode
Himself – Hiroshima Pilot
Richard Tregaskis
1 episode
Himself – War Correspondent
James Stewart
1 episode
Himself – Squadron Commander
Albert Kesselring
1 episode
Himself – Commander German Forces in Italy (archive footage)
Orde Wingate
1 episode
Himself – British General, Chindit Campaigns (archive footage)
Bernard Miles
1 episode
Himself (archive footage)
Archibald Wavell
2 episodes
Himself – C-in-C Middle East Command 1940-41 / Himself – Middle East Command
Gerben Wagenar
1 episode
Himself
Edison Uno
1 episode
Himself – Japanese-American 1941
Lore Thran
1 episode
Himself – Cologne Hospital Nurse
R B Woudenber
1 episode
Himself
Carola Stern
1 episode
Herself – German Citizen
Philippe Pétain
1 episode
Himself – Marshal of France (archive footage)
Rudolf Hess
1 episode
Himself – Nuremberg Trial Defendant 1945 (archive footage)
Yosuke Matsuoka
1 episode
Himself – Foreign Minister of Japan (archive footage)
Sewell Avery
1 episode
Himself – Businessman (archive footage)
Günther Prien
1 episode
Himself – Capt of U-47 (archive footage)
Ben Witter
1 episode
Himself – Hamburg Journalist
Bill Roberts
1 episode
Himself – Betteshanger Miner
Anton Mussert
1 episode
Himself – NSB Leader (archive footage)
Eva Braun
1 episode
Herself – Hitler’s Wife (archive footage)
Paul Reynaud
1 episode
Himself – Prime Minister of France 1940 (archive footage)
W K Wellington Koo
1 episode
Himself – United Nations signatore one (archive footage)
Arthur Percival
1 episode
Himself – Commonwealth General, Singapore (archive footage)
Joachim Schepke
1 episode
Himself – Capt of U-100 (archive footage)
Emanuel Shinwell
1 episode
Himself – Minister of Fuel & Power (archive footage)
Arthur Seyß-Inquart
1 episode
Himself – Reich Commissioner of Holland (archive footage)
Maxime Weygand
1 episode
Himself – C-in-C, French Army (archive footage)
Harry Hopkins
1 episode
Himself – Roosevelt’s Adviser (archive footage)
Bing Crosby
1 episode
Himself (archive footage)
Frederic John Walker
1 episode
Himself – Anti-Submarine Warfare Commander (archive footage)
Mrs Herma Wolfgang
1 episode
Herself – Resident Alien
Fritz Todt
1 episode
Himself – Minister of Munitions (archive footage)
Olivia de Havilland
1 episode
Herself (archive footage)
Harry S Truman
1 episode
Himself – US President (archive footage)
Tomoyuki Yamashita
1 episode
Himself – Japanese General (archive footage)
Ernest Bevin
1 episode
Himself – British statesman (archive footage)
Joachim von Ribbentrop
1 episode
Himself – Nuremberg Trial Defendant 1945 (archive footage)
Charles A Lindbergh
1 episode
Himself (archive footage)
Mamoru Shigemitsu
1 episode
Himself – Foreign Minister (archive footage)
Tyrone Power
1 episode
Himself (archive footage)
Henry L Stimson
1 episode
Himself – US Secretary of War 1945 (archive footage)
Frank Sinatra
1 episode
Himself (archive footage)
Tommy Handley
1 episode
Radio Characters (archive footage)
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Episode guide (26 episodes)

(26 episodes)

  • Episode Episode title Transmitted
    1A New Germany31 Oct 73
    2Distant War07 Nov 73
    3France Falls14 Nov 73
    4Alone21 Nov 73
    5Barbarossa28 Nov 73
    6Banzai!05 Dec 73
    7On Our Way12 Dec 73
    8The Desert19 Dec 73
    9Stalingrad02 Jan 74
    10Wolf Pack09 Jan 74
    11Red Star16 Jan 74
    12Whirlwind23 Jan 74
    13Tough Old Gut30 Jan 74
    14It’s a Lovely Day Tomorrow06 Feb 74
    15Home Fires13 Feb 74
    16Inside the Reich20 Feb 74
    17Morning27 Feb 74
    18Occupation13 Mar 74
    19Pincers20 Mar 74
    20Genocide27 Mar 74
    21Nemesis03 Apr 74
    22Japan10 Apr 74
    23Pacific17 Apr 74
    24The Bomb24 Apr 74
    25Reckoning01 May 74
    26Remember08 May 74
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    Main title from the 1974 ‘Pincers’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). August 1944 – March 1945
    Main title from the 1974 ‘Pincers’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
    Main title from the 1974 ‘Occupation’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). Holland 1940-1944
    Main title from the 1974 ‘Occupation’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
    Main title from the 1974 ‘Morning’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). June – August 1944
    Main title from the 1974 ‘Morning’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
    Main title from the 1974 ‘Inside the Reich’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). Germany 1940-1944
    Main title from the 1974 ‘Inside the Reich’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
    Main title from the 1974 ‘Genocide’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). 1941-1945
    Main title from the 1974 ‘Genocide’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
    Main title from the 1974 ‘Whirlwind’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). Bombing Germany September 1939 – April 1944
    Main title from the 1974 ‘Whirlwind’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
    Main title from the 1974 ‘Tough Old Gut’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). November 1942 – June 1944
    Main title from the 1974 ‘Tough Old Gut’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
    Main title from the 1974 ‘It’s a Lovely Day Tomorrow’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). Burma 1942-1944
    Main title from the 1974 ‘It’s a Lovely Day Tomorrow’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
    Main title from the 1974 ‘Home Fires’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). Britain 1940-1944
    Main title from the 1974 ‘Home Fires’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
    Main title from the 1974 ‘Red Star’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). The Soviet Union 1941-1943
    Main title from the 1974 ‘Red Star’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
    Main title from the 1974 ‘Wolf Pack’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). U-Boats in the Atlantic 1939-1944
    Main title from the 1974 ‘Wolf Pack’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
    Main title from the 1974 ‘Stalingrad’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). June 1942-February 1943
    Main title from the 1974 ‘Stalingrad’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
    Main title from the 1973 ‘On Our Way’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). USA 1939-1942
    Main title from the 1973 ‘On Our Way’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
    Main title from the 1973 ‘Barbarossa’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). June-December 1941
    Main title from the 1973 ‘Barbarossa’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
    Main title from the 1973 ‘Banzai!’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). Japan 1931-1942
    Main title from the 1973 ‘Banzai!’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
    Main title from the 1973 ‘Alone’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). May 1940-May 1941
    Main title from the 1973 ‘Alone’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
    Main title from the 1973 ‘France Falls’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). May-June 1940
    Main title from the 1973 ‘France Falls’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
    Main title from the 1973 ‘Distant War’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). September 1939 – May 1940
    Main title from the 1973 ‘Distant War’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
    Main title from the 1973 ‘A New Germany’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (2). 1933-1939
    Main title from the 1973 ‘A New Germany’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)
    Photo of Laurence Oliver narrating The World at War (1973-4). The actor is in rolled-up shirt sleeves while reading the script in front of a microphone
    Main title from the 1974 ‘Remember’ episode of The World at War (1973-1974) (1)
    Main title from the 1974 ‘Reckoning’ episode of The World at War (1973-1974) (2). 1945… and after
    Main title from the 1974 ‘Reckoning’ episode of The World at War (1973-1974) (1)
    Main title from the 1974 ‘The Bomb’ episode of The World at War (1973-1974) (2). February-September 1945
    Main title from the 1974 ‘The Bomb’ episode of The World at War (1973-1974) (1)
    Main title from the 1974 ‘Pacific’ episode of The World at War (1973-1974) (2). February 1942 – July 1945
    Main title from the 1974 ‘Pacific’ episode of The World at War (1973-1974) (1)
    Main title from the 1974 ‘Japan’ episode of The World at War (1973-1974) (2). 1941-1945
    Main title from the 1974 ‘Japan’ episode of The World at War (1973-1974) (1)
    Main title from the 1974 ‘Nemesis’ episode of The World at War (1973-1974) (2). Germany. February-May 1945
    Main title from the 1974 ‘Nemesis’ episode of The World at War (1973-1974) (1)
    Main title from the 1974 ‘Occupation’ episode of The World at War (1973-1974)
    Main title from the Thames Television series, The World at War (1973-74)

    Production

    (20)
    Jeremy Isaacs
    3 episodes
    Producer / Writer
    David Elstein
    7 episodes
    Director / Producer / Writer
    Michael Darlow
    5 episodes
    Director / Producer
    Peter Batty
    13 episodes
    Producer / Writer
    Martin Smith
    5 episodes
    Director / Producer
    John Pett
    7 episodes
    Director / Producer
    Jerome Kuehl
    4 episodes
    Producer / Writer
    Ted Childs
    5 episodes
    Director / Producer
    Phillip Whitehead
    3 episodes
    Producer
    Hugh Raggett
    5 episodes
    Director / Producer
    Neal Ascherson
    3 episodes
    Writer
    Laurence Thompson
    2 episodes
    Writer
    Charles Bloomberg
    2 episodes
    Writer
    Stuart Hood
    1 episode
    Writer
    David Wheeler
    2 episodes
    Writer
    Courtney Browne
    1 episode
    Writer
    J P W Mallalieu
    1 episode
    Writer
    Charles Douglas-Home
    1 episode
    Writer
    John Williams
    2 episodes
    Writer
    Angus Calder
    1 episode
    Writer

    Companies

    (1)
    Thames Television
    Production company