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The Private Life of Helen of Troy (1927)

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87 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Queen Helen of Troy, in response to her husband Menelaus' lack of interest in her, elopes with Paris to Sparta. Menelaus, egged on by his henchman, starts a war with Paris, finally effecting the return of Helen. The time-honored custom ...See moreQueen Helen of Troy, in response to her husband Menelaus' lack of interest in her, elopes with Paris to Sparta. Menelaus, egged on by his henchman, starts a war with Paris, finally effecting the return of Helen. The time-honored custom demands that he have the pleasure of killing her, but her seductive loveliness restrains him. Written by Pamela Short See less
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John Erskine (novel) | Robert E. Sherwood (play "The Road to Rome") | Carey Wilson (scenario) | Gerald C. Duffy (scenario) | Casey Robinson (titles)
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Updated Dec 9, 1927

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Dec 9, 1927 (United States)

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María Corda
Helen of Troy Helen of Troy   See fewer
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Lewis Stone
Menelaus Menelaus   See fewer
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George Fawcett
Eteoneus Eteoneus   See fewer
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Alice White
Adraste Adraste   See fewer
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Bill Elliott
Telemachus (as Gordon Elliott) Telemachus (as Gordon Elliott)   See fewer
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Tom O'Brien
Ulysses Ulysses   See fewer
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Bert Sprotte
Achilles Achilles   See fewer
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Károly Huszár
Malapokitoratoreadetos (as Charles Puffy) Malapokitoratoreadetos (as Charles Puffy)   See fewer
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Emilio Borgato
Sarpedon Sarpedon   See fewer
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Alice Adair
Aphrodite Aphrodite   See fewer
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Sonia Karlov
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Inez Marion
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Gusztáv Pártos
Nobleman (uncredited) Nobleman (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.7 / 10 | 39 votes