Sachsens Glanz und Preußens Gloria

TitleSachsens Glanz und Preußens Gloria
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1985
AuthorsKasprzik, Hans-Joachim
Running Time165 min
Date Released1985
DistributorDeutscher Fernsehfunk (DFF)
CountryEast Germany
Publication Languagegerman

Spanning the years between 1697 to 1768, this East German TV-series tells the history of Germany and Poland from the reign of Augustus the Strong to the Seven Years War. It focuses on Countess Cosel, Augustus' mistress, the rise of Count Brühl, and the Seven Years War's effect on Saxony. 


Ezard Haußmann

Gunter Schoß

Rolf Hoppe

Irma Münch

Jitka Molavcová

Márta Rafael

Eberhard Esche

Volkmar Kleinert

Hanns-Jörn Weber

Monika Woytowicz


Directed by Hans-Joachim Kasprzik

Produced by Horst Dau

Written by Albrecht Börner

music  by Karl-Ernst Sasse

cinematography by Horst Hardt

edited by Thea Richter and Ursula Rudzki


Drama, War

Alternate TitleSzászok fénye, poroszok dicsösége
Translated TitleSaxon's Glory and Prussia's Gloria
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