Mussolini: The Untold Story (1985): S01E01


Mussolini: The Untold Story is a television biographical miniseries drama that aired on 24 to 26 November 1985. The series followed the rise, rule, and downfall of the Italian dictator Benito Mussolini (played by US actor George C. Scott). Similar to Hitler: The Rise of Evil, the miniseries is spoken in English instead of the titular character’s native language.


Mussolini’s rise to power begins as George C Scott delivers a powerhouse performance of the fascist dictator in this dramatisation of his life.

Mussolini: The Untold Story Series

You can find a full index and overview of Mussolini: The Untold Story here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date:
    • 24 to 26 November 1985 (original airing).
    • 13 March 2020 (on Amazon Prime as seven (7) episodes).
  • Rating: PG (on IMDB), 13+ (on Amazon Prime), and PG/15 (on DVD).
  • Running Time: 6 hours and 50 minutes (total running time).
  • Country: UK and US.
  • Language: English.

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