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The First Olympics: Athens 1896 (1984– )

TV Mini-series | 237 min | Drama, History, Sport

This movie describes the founding of the modern Olympics and concentrates on the creation of the American team and their trials in getting to the Olympics in Athens.See moreThis movie describes the founding of the modern Olympics and concentrates on the creation of the American team and their trials in getting to the Olympics in Athens. Written by Matt Ackeret See less
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Updated May 20, 1984

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May 20, 1984 (United States)

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David Ogden Stiers
Dr. William Milligan Sloane Dr. William Milligan Sloane   See fewer
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Hunt Block
Robert Garrett Robert Garrett   See fewer
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David Caruso
James Connolly James Connolly   See fewer
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Alex Hyde-White
Arthur 'Skip' Blake Arthur 'Skip' Blake   See fewer
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Benedict Taylor
Edwin Flack Edwin Flack   See fewer
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Edward Wiley
Coach John Graham Coach John Graham   See fewer
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Nicos Ziagos
Spiridon Louis Spiridon Louis   See fewer
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Honor Blackman
Madam Ursula Schumann Madam Ursula Schumann   See fewer
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Gayle Hunnicutt
Mary Sloane Mary Sloane   See fewer
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Virginia McKenna
Annabel Flack Annabel Flack   See fewer
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Bill Travers
Harold Flack Harold Flack   See fewer
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Louis Jourdan
Baron Pierre de Coubertin Baron Pierre de Coubertin   See fewer
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Angela Lansbury
Alice Garrett Alice Garrett   See fewer
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Keith Edwards
Albert Tyler Albert Tyler   See fewer
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Dave King
Nathaniel Perry Nathaniel Perry   See fewer
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Rolf Saxon
Tim Coldfelt Tim Coldfelt   See fewer
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Bill Armstrong
William Wells Hoyt William Wells Hoyt   See fewer
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Hutton Cobb
Thomas Edmund Burke Thomas Edmund Burke   See fewer
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Jason Connery
Thomas Pelham Curtis Thomas Pelham Curtis   See fewer
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Matt Frewer
Francis Adonijah 'Addie' Lane Francis Adonijah 'Addie' Lane   See fewer
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Ellery Clark Ellery Clark   See fewer
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Aaron Swartz
Herbert Jamison Herbert Jamison   See fewer
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Col. Papadiamondrooulous Col. Papadiamondrooulous   See fewer
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Eleni's Father Eleni's Father   See fewer
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John Paine John Paine   See fewer
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Andy Pantelidou
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Kevork Malikyan
Mr. Persakis, US team host Mr. Persakis, US team host   See fewer
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Jeff Harding
US Consul Felix Horton US Consul Felix Horton   See fewer
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Albert Welling
Lionel Wyndgate Lionel Wyndgate   See fewer
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US Ambassador Ebin Alexander US Ambassador Ebin Alexander   See fewer
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Kate Binchy
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Koukermos of the 'Athens Express' Koukermos of the 'Athens Express'   See fewer
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Herman Fox (uncredited) Herman Fox (uncredited)   See fewer
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Yanis Alexandridis
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US Navy Bandmaster (uncredited) US Navy Bandmaster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Thomas Cook travel agent (uncredited) Thomas Cook travel agent (uncredited)   See fewer
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Prince Nicholas (uncredited) Prince Nicholas (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.6 / 10 | 345 votes