Napoleon – Part 1 To Destiny PBS 45 Mins
1812 Napoleon’s Road to Moscow is a powerful record of one of history’s greatest military disasters. Featuring dramatized reconstructions, stunning period imagery and the latest 3-D computer graphics, the program follows the dramatic course of events, including the Battle of Bordino and the cruel ‘Retreat From Moscow’ which claimed over half a million lives. The program also draws extensively on spectacular scenes from the Oscar-winning Russian film War and Peace.
This program tells the story of the final thunderous battle of the Napoleonic era featuring stunning excerpts from major feature films, specially filmed authentic reconstruction and re-enactment footage, plus dramatized ‘eye-witness’ accounts of the battle, it provides a unique record of one of the turning points in world history.