Allies win the war, ABC loses the battle

Waters, H.F.
November 1988
Newsweek;11/14/1988, Vol. 112 Issue 20, p88
Discusses the $110 million ABC television miniseries `War and Remembrance.' Not only the costliest film project ever, it's the longest, at 30 hours, and the most feverishly promoted. Details producing the epic film; Problems; Stars; Plot; Projected ABC losses.


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