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A Wolper Production

Theatrical Motion Picture


The re-created drama of the ordeal suffered by hostages when their plane was high-jacked to Entebbe, Uganda (under Idi Amin's rule) and the highly-charged political maneuvering to arrange the dramatic and daring Israeli Commando raid and rescue on July 4th, 1976.

Air Date 12/13/76
Total Run Time 2 HRS

Main Credits

Writer Ernest Kinoy
Executive Producer David L. Wolper
Producer Robert Guenette
Director Marvin Chomsky
Editor James McElroy
Composer Charles Fox
Wolper Awards

Full Credit List

Writer Ernest Kinoy
Research Frances Guenette
Executive Producer David L. Wolper
Producer Robert Guenette
Associate Producer Albert J. Simon
In Charge of Production Conrad Holzgang
Director Marvin Chomsky
Associate Director Donald Gold
Cast Helmut Berger
Cast Theodore Bikel
Cast Severn Darden
Cast Kirk Douglas
Cast Richard Dreyfuss
Cast Stefan Gierasch
Cast David Groh
Cast Ben Hammer
Cast Julius W. Harris
Cast Anthony Hopkins
Cast Anthony James
Cast Burt Lancaster
Cast Michael Mullins
Cast David Sheiner
Cast Phil Sterling
Cast Harris Yulin
Cast Christian Marquand
Cast Allan Miller
Cast Victor Mohica
Actress Bibi Besch
Actress Linda Blair
Actress Samantha Harper
Actress Helen Hayes
Actress Elizabeth Taylor
Actress Jessica Walter
Casting Lynn Stalmaster
Production Manager Phillips Wylly
Production Associate Julian Ludwig
Technical Director Ken Lampkin
Technical Director Ken Lampkin
Script Supervisor Linda Day
Stage Manager Donald Corvan
Production Assistant Susan Weber
Production Assistant Wendy Winter
Production Assistant Marla B. Liebling
Production Assistant Eve Light
Assistant to the Producer Christina Hornisher
Production Designer Edward Stephenson
Assistant Art Director Garvin Eddy
Set Decorator Charles Rutherford
Lighting Designer James Kilgore
Lighting Director James Kilgore
Camera Operator Lew Adams
Camera Operator Michael P. Keeler
Camera Operator Gary Stanto
Gaffer Richard Alarian
Grip Frank Palmer
Key Grip Frank Palmer
Audio Larry Stephens
Assistant Costume Supervisor Jack Martell
Costumes Jack Martell
Makeup Gary Liddiard
Hair Stylist Alfreda J. Phillips
Video Mark Sanford
Editor James McElroy
Supervising Film Editor David Saxon
Post Production Supervisor George Taylor
Composer Charles Fox
Location The Burbank Studios, Inc.
Rare archives and photos from VICTORY AT ENTEBBE! can be found at the David L. Wolper Center at USC
David L. Wolper Center at USC