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The First Olympics: Athens 1896

1984 Rated NR 3hr 56m

In 1894, French aristocrat Baron Pierre de Courbetin (Louis Jourdan) vows to revive the ancient Greek Olympic games. This drama follows the triumphs and setbacks faced by the baron and William Sloane (David Ogden Stiers), the Princeton professor who assembled the first American team. Among the challenges are financial hurdles and a dubious public. Angela Lansbury, David Caruso and Honor Blackman co-star.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1


English, French

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.