Peter O'Toole stars as the Roman general tasked with crushing a group of Jewish rebels who have sought refuge on Masada, a desert fortress, in A.D. 72. Despite superior numbers and supplies, the Romans find themselves endlessly frustrated in their attempts to thwart the rebels' last stand.
Last Episode01x04 Part 4 Aired: Apr. 08, 1981
Action builds to a tragic climax as the Romans assault the fortress with a siege engine - a massive ram mounted on a mobile tower.
Masada: Season 1, Episode #4 - Part 4
Conclusion. Action builds to a tragic climax as the Romans assault the fortress with a siege engine--a massive…
Series Fun Facts
- Goof (anachronisms): When Eleazar and his party descend down the mountain during their nighttime mission, notice their feet. All of them appear to be wearing 20th century sneakers.
- Goof (anachronisms): During the scene in which the Jews are ascending the trail up to the summit of Masada, a vehicle the size of a bus can clearly be seen travelling on a road in the background
- Goof (revealing mistake): SPOILER: As O'Toole stand over Srauss' supposedly dead body, his chest rises and fall several times indicating that he's still very much alive.