Main title from the 1974 ‘Red Star’ episode of The World at War (1973-74) (1)

The World at War (1973–74)

Red Star

(1974)

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| TV Episode | United Kingdom | B&W | Documentary, History, War | 52min
| Stars: Laurence Olivier, Ivan Chistyakov, Vsevolod Klokov
| E11 | 16th January, 1974

The rise of the Red Army, mobilisation of Soviet production, the Siege of Leningrad, the Soviet partisans and the Battle of Kursk

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
Ivan Chistyakov
Himself – Commander, 6th Guard Army
Vsevolod Klokov
Himself – Ukrainian Partisan
Ivan Ludnikov
Himself – Corps Commander
Olga Rybakova
Herself – Leningrad Housewife
Nikolai Volkov
Himself – Factory Worker
Vyacheslav Molotov
Himself – Foreign Minister (archive footage)
Joseph Stalin
Himself – General Secretary (archive footage)
Andrei Zhdanov
Himself – Communist Politician (archive footage)
Georgi Zhukov
Himself – Marshal (archive footage)
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Pictures

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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)

Production

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Martin Smith
Director / Producer
Neal Ascherson
Writer

Companies

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Thames Television
Production company