Wallenberg: A Hero's Story

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Wallenberg: A Hero's Story
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Genre Biographical film
Written by Thurston B. Clarke (book)
Frederick E. Werbell (book)
Gerald Green
Directed by Lamont Johnson
Starring Richard Chamberlain
Theme music composer Ernest Gold
Country of originUnited States
Yugoslavia
Original languageEnglish
Production
Executive producer Dick Berg
Producers Richard Irving
Lamont Johnson (co-producer)
Phillip Levitan (co-producer)
Production location Yugoslavia
CinematographyCharles Correll
EditorPaul LaMastra
Running time200 minutes
Production companiesDick Berg-Stonehenge Productions
Paramount Television
Distributor NBC
Release
Original networkNBC
Picture formatColor
Audio format Stereo
Original releaseApril 8, 1985

Wallenberg: A Hero's Story is a 1985 NBC television film starring Richard Chamberlain about Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat who was instrumental in saving thousands of Hungarian Jews from the Holocaust.

Contents

It won four Emmy Awards and was nominated for five more. [1]

Cast

Emmy Awards and nominations

Wins
Nominations

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References

  1. "Wallenberg: A Hero's Story / 9 Awards & Nominations". emmys.com. Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.