Wednesday, 2 September 2015

August der Starke

1983 - Gert Fröbe + Peter Fricke

3 comments:

Paul Robinson said...

Augustus the Strong - one of my favourite characters of the 18th century.

maciek said...

He appared also in Polish romance movie "Hrabina Cosel" (Countess Cosel).
Look here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPua1zDkdf4
From 20 min. August breaking the horseshoe, later meeting with Charles XII in Dresden (I don't know if this took place or if it's pure fiction). Take note of Saxon soldiers at 30 min. also.
Very nice movie, unfortunatelly in Polish only.

Ralphus said...

https://youtu.be/di6ruFiQBXA
Sachsens Glanz und Preussens Gloria - starts with a battle scene