Main title from the 1974 ‘Pacific’ episode of The World at War (1973-1974) (1)

The World at War (1973–74)

Pacific

(1974)

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| TV Episode | United Kingdom | B&W | Documentary, History, War | 50min
| Stars: Laurence Olivier, Frank Manson, Roy Voris
| E23 | 17th April, 1974

The successive and increasingly bloody land battles on tiny islands in the expansive Pacific, aimed towards the Japanese heartland. Following the bombing of Darwin the over-extended Japanese are progressively turned back

The World at War (1973-74) opening credits
The World at War (1973–74)
1970s World War II documentary series, narrated by Laurence Olivier.

Episode cast

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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
Himself – Narrator
Frank Manson
Himself – Lieutenant, US Navy
Roy Voris
Himself – Lieutenant, US Navy
Douglas MacArthur
Himself – Supreme Commander, Southwest Pacific Area (archive footage)
Chester W Nimitz
Himself – C-in-C, US Pacific Fleet (archive footage)
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Pictures

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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)

Production

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John Pett
Director / Producer
David Wheeler
Writer

Companies

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Thames Television
Production company