It Happened in Athens

It Happened in Athens

Director: Andrew Marton, Jayne Mansfield, Trax Colton, Maria Xenia

Cast: Andrew Marton, Jayne Mansfield, Trax Colton, Maria Xenia

     
 
This drama, based on a true story, chronicles the exploits of a gorgeous Greek actress who decrees that she will marry the winner of the 26-mile marathon at the 1896 Olympic Games in Athens. It will be the first time the race has been run in 2,672 years. The actress does this because she is sure that her true-love will win. The real winner is a poor shepherd.

Overview

This drama, based on a true story, chronicles the exploits of a gorgeous Greek actress who decrees that she will marry the winner of the 26-mile marathon at the 1896 Olympic Games in Athens. It will be the first time the race has been run in 2,672 years. The actress does this because she is sure that her true-love will win. The real winner is a poor shepherd. Fortunately, the shepherd would rather marry another. The film contains actual Olympic Games footage. Much of the story was shot on location.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/20/2012
UPC:
0024543849933
Original Release:
1962
Rating:
NR
Source:
Fox Mod
Presentation:
[Full Frame]
Time:
1:45:00
Sales rank:
16,005

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jayne Mansfield Eleni Costa
Trax Colton Spiridon Loues
Maria Xenia Christina Gratsos
Lili Valenty Mama Loues
Bob Mathias Coach Graham
Nico Minardos Volakos
Ivan Triesault Grandpa Loues
Roger Fradet Dubois
Jean Murat Decoubertin
Tod Windsor Burke
Bill Browne Drake
Gustavo de Nardo George
George Graham Announcer
Paris Alexander Nico Loues
Alan Caillou Narrator
Charles Fawcett Ambassador Gaylord
John Karlsen King of Greece
Paul Muller Priest
Titos Vandis Father Loues
Anna Karen Actor

Technical Credits
Andrew Marton Director
Marilena Aravantinou Art Director
Jodie Copelan Editor
Curt Courant Cinematographer
Aurelio Crugnola Set Decoration/Design
James S. Elliott Producer
Manos Hadjidakis Score Composer
Adele Parmenter Costumes/Costume Designer
Laszlo Vadnay Screenwriter

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