Wallenberg: A Hero's Story

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.

Wallenberg: A Hero's Story
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GenreBiographical film
Written byThurston B. Clarke (book)
Frederick E. Werbell (book)
Gerald Green
Directed byLamont Johnson
StarringRichard Chamberlain
Theme music composerErnest Gold
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
Executive producerDick Berg
ProducersRichard Irving
Lamont Johnson (co-producer)
Phillip Levitan (co-producer)
Production locationYugoslavia
CinematographyCharles Correll
EditorPaul LaMastra
Running time200 minutes
Production companiesDick Berg-Stonehenge Productions
Paramount Television
Original networkNBC
Picture formatColor
Audio formatStereo
Original releaseApril 8, 1985

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


Emmy Awards and nominationsEdit

  • Drama/Comedy Special
  • Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Special - Richard Chamberlain
  • Writing in a Limited Series or a Special - Gerald Green
  • Cinematography for a Limited Series or a Special - Charles Correll
  • Film Sound Mixing for a Limited Series or a Special


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

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