In the first century A.D. Flavius Silva (Peter O'Toole), commander of the Roman Tenth Legion in Palestine, lead his forces in combat against the remaining Jewish Zealots who had taken refuge in the seemingly impregnable fortress of Masada. There, the engineering and military might of Rome faced the passion and ingenuity of Eleazer ben Yair (Peter Strauss) and his people. Masada, based on Ernest K. Gann's novel The Antagonists, is a stunning account of that famous siege.Presented here is the unabridged television miniseries of Masada: a total of 6 hours running time over 4 parts. Masada features a strong cast of character actors (including David Warner and Anthony Quayle), formidable sets and breath-taking action scenes.

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  • Peter O&Rsquo;Toole
  • Peter Strauss


  • Boris Sagal
  • No. discs 2
  • Running time 367 min
  • Audio format Mono
  • Region 4
  • Format PAL
  • Color COLOUR
  • Language English
  • Catalogue No. DAVID1796
  • Aspect ratio 4:3
  • Subtitles -
  • PG

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