Following tactical maneuvers by the Tatars, Strogoff regains his sight in a conflagration, prompting him to join the fight. He tracks down Ogareff and kills him, to the chagrin of Sangarre. Michael ...
In Irkutsk, the detainees are waiting to be appalled. Instead, Ogareff arrives in the city and directs the attacks of the Tatars from inside: With the tsar seal, which he has taken from Strogoff, he ...
Upon arrival in his hometown of Omsk, he meets his mother, whose greeting he does not reciprocate in order to avoid suspicion. While his girlfriend and mother are interrogated in a prison camp, he is...
In 19th century Russia, a Tartar rebellion led by Feofar Khan separates Russia from Siberia where the Tsar's brother and his troops are making a last stand. The Tsar entrusts Captain Michel Strogoff to deliver a vital message to them.
Malaysia, the second half of 1800. The English Queen Victoria owns the domain of the eastern lands of Borneo, commanded by Lord James Guillonk, fierce and ruthless conqueror, father of the ... See full summary »
After his fishing boat is "periscoped", ex US footballer Bulldozer docks in an Italian port, where local criminals and American soldiers fight each other. Locals discover Bulldozer's talents and challenge the Yanks to a football game.
Sir Gotz von Berlichingen, a knight who fights for God and his Emperor, is the bitter enemy of the Bishop of Bamberg, who has managed to persuade Gotz's old friend Adalbert of Weislingen to... See full summary »
Colonel Strogoff is assigned by the Empress to protect the young and impetuous Prince Bachenberg during an expedition against Kiva. Along the way he meets the beautiful and mysterious Tatiana, who turns out to be a spy.
I have watched this series again a few days ago, and i must admit that it is still quite as good as it was when i watched it for the first time, that means on a small black and white TV screen when i was a kid maybe 30 years ago. There is adventure all the way, and the music by Vladimir Cosma is highly enjoyable and suits marvelously. He is certainly one of the best European film composer. The only thing that has suffered with the years may be the image, which is sometimes much too dark, and sometimes very pale... but well, what could be appreciated on a small black and white TV screen... What's interesting when you watch it now also, is that you now understand the plot, which was of lower importance it seems when you were a kid. Just like when you read Tintin comics. The influence of Verne on Herge appears quite clearly here (well, i'm not as brave as to read Verne's novels in order to check that up). The British reporter and his french counterpart remind me of the Thomson & Thompson duo too... pretty funny characters actually. Well... Anyway, to cut a long story short, 'Michel Strogoff' the series is highly recommendable. Attention les yeux!
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