Masada (1981)

  • Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure
  • First Air Date: 1981-04-05
  • Last Air Date: 1981-04-15
  • Total Seasons: 1
  • Total Episodes: 8
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 120 min.
  • Production Company: Arnon Milchan Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Networks: ABC
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A Roman general leads the epic 1st-century siege of Masada, the mountain fortress where more than 900 Jews made a heroic stand against 5,000 Roman soldiers.

  • Keywords: israel, based on novel or book, miniseries, ancient history, 1st century
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    Masada Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1981-04-05
    8 Episodes

    Masada Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Part I95 min
    Season 1Episode 2Part II95 min
    Season 1Episode 3Part III95 min
    Season 1Episode 4Part IV95 min
    • Peter O'Toole

      as Gen. Cornelius Flavius Silva
    • Peter Strauss

      as Eleazar Ben Yair
    • Barbara Carrera

      as Sheva
    • Nigel Davenport

      as Mucianus
    • Alan Feinstein

      as Aaron
    • Giulia Pagano

      as Miriam
    • Anthony Quayle

      as Rubrius Gallus
    • Denis Quilley

      as Marcus Quadratus
    • Paul L. Smith

      as Gideon
    • Anthony Valentine

      as Merovius
    • Timothy West

      as Emperor Vespasian
    • David Warner

      as Pomponius Falco
    • Clive Francis

      as Attius
    • George Innes

      as Titus
    • David Opatoshu

      as Shimon
    • Richard Pierson

      as Ephraim
    • Jack Watson

      as Decurion
    • Joseph Wiseman

      as Jerahmeel
    • Heinz Bernard

      as Elder
    • Christopher Biggins

      as Claudius Albinus
    • David A. Block

      as Reuben
    • Warren Clarke

      as Plinius
    • Vernon Dobtcheff

      as Chief Priest
    • Michael Elphick

      as Vettius
    • Ken Hutchison

      as Fronto
    • David Mauro

      as Epos
    • Kevin McNally

      as Norbanus
    • Alexander Peleg

      as Zidon
    • Joey Sagal

      as Seth
    • Michael Shillo

      as Ezra
    • Richard Basehart

      as Narrator
    Production George Eckstein Producer
    Production Jennings Lang Executive Producer
    Camera Paul Lohmann Director of Photography
    Editing Edwin F. England Editor
    Editing Peter Kirby Editor
    Editing Robert L. Kimble Editor
    Editing Ron Rutberg Editor
    Sound Jerry Goldsmith Original Music Composer
    Sound Morton Stevens Original Music Composer
    Production Ben Bishop Production Manager
    Writing Ernest K. Gann Novel
    Writing Joel Oliansky Teleplay
    Production Richard Irving Producer
    Art Jack Senter Production Design
    Art George Renne Art Direction
    Art Kuli Sander Art Direction
    Art Edward M. Parker Set Decoration
    Art Joseph J. Stone Set Decoration
    Costume & Make-Up Vittorio Nino Novarese Costume Design