The Great King (1942)

Director
Veit Harlan

Main cast
Otto Gebühr; Kristina Söderbaum; Gustav Fröhlich; Hans Nielsen; Hilde Körber

Genres
History, War, Drama

Description
King Frederick II (aka "Frederick the Great") of Prussia is engaged in a major battle against the Austrian army at Kunersdorf, and things aren't going well. The Austrians are inflicting major casualties, and his army is beginning to crumble. Defeat seems inevitable when a combination of events gives him hope that he may pull victory from the jaws of defeat after all


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