The Death of Adolf Hitler
Fri, 2018-Oct-26 00:56 UTC
Length - 1:39
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The Death of Adolf Hitler is a 1973 British television studio drama, an episode of ITV's Sunday Night Theatre series. It stars Frank Finlay as Adolf Hitler and Caroline Mortimer as Eva Braun. First transmitted on 7 January 1973, the drama details the last 10 days of Hitler's life as World War II comes to an end and Allied troops are closing in on the Führerbunker. Michael Sheard (who played Himmler) and Tony Steedman (who played Gen. Jodl) would play the same roles in the U.S. television film The Bunker in 1981. The play depicts Hitler as a tragic antihero tormented by both the past and present, unable to reconcile his hopes and dreams with the reality of the nightmare of his own making.
Finlay won a British Academy Television Award as Best Actor for his performance.
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