Peter the Great (TV Mini-Series 1986)

TV Mini-Series  |   |  Biography, Drama, History

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This is the story of Peter I, Tsar of Russia from 1682, and the constant struggle between him, his sister Sophia and the Streltsy, an important Russian military corp. The story depicts the ... See full summary »


  • Vittorio Storaro and Lawrence Schiller in Peter the Great (1986)
  • Maximilian Schell and Hanna Schygulla in Peter the Great (1986)
  • Lawrence Schiller in Peter the Great (1986)
  • Hanna Schygulla in Peter the Great (1986)
  • Vanessa Redgrave and Lilli Palmer in Peter the Great (1986)
  • Laurence Olivier and Maximilian Schell in Peter the Great (1986)

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Laurence Olivier, who had difficulties remembering his lines, initially (very politely) refused to work with dialogue boards. Only after the dialogue coach asked his co-star Maximilian Schell to tell him that all actors worked with boards, he agreed to do so.


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Biography | Drama | History | War

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