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Der große König (1942)

118 min | Drama, History, War

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 ...See moreKing 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. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com See less
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Veit Harlan (screenplay)
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Updated Mar 3, 1942

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1956 (United States)
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Otto Gebühr
King Frederick II King Frederick II   See fewer
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Kristina Söderbaum
Luise Treskow Luise Treskow   See fewer
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Gustav Fröhlich
Sgt. Treskow Sgt. Treskow   See fewer
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Hans Nielsen
Niehoff Niehoff   See fewer
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Hilde Körber
Elisabeth Elisabeth   See fewer
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Paul Wegener
Gen. Czernitscheff Gen. Czernitscheff   See fewer
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Otto Wernicke
Oberst Rochow Oberst Rochow   See fewer
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Harry Hardt
Adjutant von Dessau Adjutant von Dessau   See fewer
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Hans Hermann Schaufuß
Gen. Zieten Gen. Zieten   See fewer
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Claus Clausen
Prince Heinrich (older) Prince Heinrich (older)   See fewer
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Klaus Detlef Sierck
Prince Heinrich (younger) (as Claus Detlef Sierck) Prince Heinrich (younger) (as Claus Detlef Sierck)   See fewer
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Paul Henckels
Grenadier Spiller Grenadier Spiller   See fewer
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Elisabeth Flickenschildt
Spiller's Wife Spiller's Wife   See fewer
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Franz Schafheitlin
Col. Bernburg Col. Bernburg   See fewer
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Kurt Meisel
Alfons Alfons   See fewer
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Karl Günther
Graf Kaunitz Graf Kaunitz   See fewer
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Otto Graf
Gen. Seydlitz Gen. Seydlitz   See fewer
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Hans Stiebner
Koch Fourmentier Koch Fourmentier   See fewer
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Walter Franck
Gen. Laudon Gen. Laudon   See fewer
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Knut Hartwig
Preußischer Offizier Preußischer Offizier   See fewer
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Hermann Meyer-Falkow
Ein feiernder Russe in Torgau Ein feiernder Russe in Torgau   See fewer
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Armin Schweizer
Dieter Fanz Dieter Fanz   See fewer
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Hans Sternberg
Der Müller Der Müller   See fewer
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Ferdinand Asper
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Fanny Cotta
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Ernst Dernburg
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Bernhard Goetzke
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Kristian Harlan
Luises Sohn (uncredited) Luises Sohn (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clemens Hasse
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Karl Hellmer
Russischer Wachtmeister (uncredited) Russischer Wachtmeister (uncredited)   See fewer
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Otto F. Henning
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Jurge Hollmers
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Herbert Hübner
Graf Finkenstein (uncredited) Graf Finkenstein (uncredited)   See fewer
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Käthe Jöken-König
Eine Soldatenfrau (uncredited) Eine Soldatenfrau (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hubert Kiurina
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Maria Krahn
Die Müllerin (uncredited) Die Müllerin (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alexander Kökert
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Reinhold Pasch
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