A young shepherd, spiridon loues, decides to enter the 26mile marathon. Overview of it happened in athens, 1962, directed by andrew marton, with jayne mansfield, trax colton, nico minardos, at turner classic movies. It happened in athens original movie soundtrack licensed to youtube by distribution select on behalf of disques cinemusique song on a street corner. The lost world was a 1912 novel by sir arthur conan doyle, creator of sherlock holmes, and had been very popular since its publication. It happened in athens dvdr 1962 twentieth century fox. Buy it happened in athens dvd full frame, manufactured on demand, mono sound at. The battle of athens sometimes called the mcminn county war was a rebellion led by citizens in athens and etowah, tennessee, united states, against the local government in august 1946. If she was half as cute as xenia kalogeropoulou who played his girlfriend in the movie, he was one lucky marathoner.
Once in athens, he meets christina gratsos, a young woman from his hometown who is now the personal maid of eleni costa, greeces most glamorous actress. Directed by andrew marton, it happened in athens also known as accadde in atene is a comedy film, released in june of 1962 in the usa, starring jayne mansfield, trax colton, nico minardos, bob mathias, ivan triesault and lili valenty. Spiridons reallife girlfriends cheered him on at mile 23 and her name was eleni, which is the name of the jane mansfield character in it happened in athens. Get your swag on with discounted movies to stream at home, exclusive movie gear, access to advanced screenings and discounts galore. Fox was going bankrupt at the time due to costly delays on the epic production of cleopatra 1963, starring elizabeth taylor. It is a highly fictionalized account of spiridon louess marathon victory at the inaugural modern olympic. It happened in athens 1962 ultimate movie rankings. It happened in athens is a 1962 americangreek romance comedydrama film released by 20th centuryfox. A greek beauty offers herself to the 1896 olympic marathon champion, who turns out to be a greek shepherd.
Shop it happened in athens 1sh movie poster jayne mansfield and more music, movie, and tv memorabilia at amazons entertainment collectibles store. It happened in athens 1962 the movie database tmdb. Spiridon loues trax colton is living the simple life of a shepherd in. Find movie and film cast and crew information for it happened in athens 1962 andrew marton on allmovie. The citizens, including some world war ii veterans, accused the local officials of predatory policing, police brutality, political corruption, and voter intimidation. Cast and crew credits for it happened in athens, 1962, directed by andrew marton, with jayne mansfield, trax colton, nico minardos, at turner classic movies. Though thought to be a lowbudget film, it was actually given a high budget, as well as being shot in cinemascope and deluxe color. The name of athens, connected to the name of its patron goddess athena, originates from an earlier pregreek language. Jayne mansfield in wayward bus57 very rare film for jayne 80th birthday w joan collins duration. Harley quinn is moving up on our marvel vs dc movie ranking page top ten trending pages. Read the it happened in athens movie synopsis, view the movie trailer, get cast and crew information, see movie photos, and more on. Approved 1h 40min biography, comedy june 1962 usa in 1896 it is announced that the olympic games will be revived in athens. Jayne mansfield starred in this bmovie with thenhusband mickey hargitay, nico minardos, bob mathias and trax colton.
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 26mile marathon at the 1896 olympic games in athens. It happened in athens 1962 official trailer, organic. He went to the synagogue and to the market the largest gathering place of athens daily to speak out against idolatry therefore he reasoned in the synagogue with the jews and with the gentile worshipers, and in the marketplace daily with those who happened to be there acts 17. I wish fox would put it on an official dvd, though they do show it on the fox movie channel sometimes.
It is directed by andrew marton and features blonde bombshell jayne mansfield, newcomer trax colton, maria xenia, nico minardos, roger browne in his debut, and olympic champion bob mathias. It happened in athens 1962 it happened in athens 1962. New movies in theaters now recent releases fandango. It even became the theme of the sculpture on the west pediment of. View photos from it happened in athens, red carpet photos, and more at. However, after viewing the film from the 20th century fox cinema archives dvd collection, i think ill hang on to it. Greek movies, tv series, tv shows and music, it happened in athens 1962. It happened in athens 1962, a film by andrew marton. It happened in athens is a 1962 americangreek romanticdramedy film released by 20th centuryfox. The rise of skywalker 2019 portrait of a lady on fire. It happened in athens the 1962 movie, trailers, videos and more at yidio. It happened in athens original movie lobby card poster.
The origin myth explaining how athens acquired this name through the legendary contest between poseidon and athena was described by herodotus, apollodorus, ovid, plutarch, pausanias and others. It happened in athens 1962 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. It happened in athens is a 1962 americangreek film. It is a highly fictionalized account of spiridon louess marathon victory at the inaugural modern olympic games of 1896. Though he has arrived after the qualification date, spiridons athletic prowess so impresses. Buy or rent it happened in athens movie now family video. This drama, based on a true story, chronicles the exploits of a gorgeous. A greek beauty jayne mansfield offers herself to the 1896 olympic marathon champion, who turns out to be a greek shepherd trax colton. If you liked it happened in athens you are looking for comedy type movies. It happened in athens vintage movie pressbook 1962 jayne. It happened in athens 1962 it happened in athens 1962 umr links.
In 1896 it is announced that the olympic games will be revived in athens. Fox hoped a movie starring jayne would recoup their recent investments. Mansfield is cast as a greek actress who announces shell marry the winner of the 26mile marathon at the 1896 olympic games in athens, the first such competition in 2,672 years. See more ideas about jayne mansfield, shit happens and athens. Rare jayne mansfield trailer it happened in athens 1962. It happened in athens 1962 plot summary 1 in 1896 it is announced that the olympic games will be revived in athens. To that end they cast her in it happened in athens, a comedy film about the first. Bombshell 2019 ordinary love 2020 a beautiful day in the neighborhood.1428 1251 706 209 644 910 680 753 1223 77 1211 1179 118 261 598 1240 74 997 2 1530 114 1125 1347 748 280 118 1409 872 727 1382 1104 1307 1654 1591 1522 732 619 682 459 627 684 891 1301 1327 1168 345 1199