World War III

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The attempted Russian takeover of the Alaskan pipeline leads to impending nuclear war. Original director Boris Sagal died during filming.

The attempted Russian takeover of the Alaskan pipeline leads to impending nuclear war. Original director Boris Sagal died during filming.

Original Release

01/31/1982 on NBC

US Release

01/31/1982

Cast

Rock Hudson President Thomas McKenna
Katherine Helmond Dorothy Longworth
Brian Keith Secretary General Gorny
Jeroen Krabbe Col. Alexander Vorashin
David Soul Col. Jake Caffey
Robert Prosky Gen. Aleksey Rudenski
James Hampton Richard Hickman
Richard Yniguez Capt. Angel Cordobes
John Lehne Brig. Gen. Gard Roberts
Cathy Lee Crosby Maj. Kate Breckenridge
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Part I Sunday, 31 January 1982
2 Part II Monday, 01 February 1982

Directors

Boris Sagal, David Greene

Writers

Robert L. Joseph

Cast

Rock Hudson President Thomas McKenna
Katherine Helmond Dorothy Longworth
Brian Keith Secretary General Gorny
Jeroen Krabbe Col. Alexander Vorashin
David Soul Col. Jake Caffey
Robert Prosky Gen. Aleksey Rudenski
James Hampton Richard Hickman
Richard Yniguez Capt. Angel Cordobes
John Lehne Brig. Gen. Gard Roberts
Cathy Lee Crosby Maj. Kate Breckenridge
Rick Fitts Maj. George Devery
Kai Wulff Konstantin Sculoff
Lee Wallace Dr. Jules Farber
William Traylor Maj. Nicolai Saamaretz
Frank Dent Tim Hardy
Harry Basch Adm. Vernon Blanchard
Marcus K. Mukai Sgt. Johnny Parson

Producers

Bill Finnegan Executive Producer
Patricia Finnegan Executive Producer
Scott Winant Producer
Bruce Lansbury Producer

Editors

Parkie L. Singh, Robert L. Kimble

1982EmmyOutstanding Achievement in Film Sound Mixing Nominated
1982EmmyOutstanding Achievement in Makeup Won
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