About the film
nazi 18th century seven years war prussia
The Great King
Release Date: March 02, 1942
|Genres||:||Drama, War, History|
|Production Companies||:||Tobis Filmkunst|
|Producers||:||Veit Harlan, Conny Carstennsen, Harry Dettmann, Cay-Dietrich Voss, Willi Wiesner|
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.