Princeton University Library Catalog

The first olympics : Athens 1896 / Columbia Pictures Television.

Format:
Video/Projected medium
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Burbank, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Video, ©1992.
Description:
2 videocassettes (approximately 280 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Summary note:
The dramatic retelling of the struggles of Baron Pierre du Coubertin who revived the ancient Olympic games in 1896, the Princeton professor who pulled together the first American team, and the athletes who competed.
Notes:
  • Videocassette release of the 1984 television film.
  • "60947."
Creation/​Production credits:
Director, Alvin Rakoff ; teleplay, Gary Allison and William Bast ; story, Gary Allison.
System details:
VHS.
Participant(s)/​Performer(s):
David Ogden Stiers, Louis Jourdan, Hunt Block, David Caruso, Alex Hyde-White, Benedict Taylor, Wiley Nicos Ziagos, Angela Lansbury.
Source acquisition:
Gift of the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
  • Drama.
  • Historical films.
  • Made-for-TV movies.
Other title(s):
First olympics-- Athens 1896
ISBN:
  • 0800112822
  • 9780800112820
Publisher no.:
60947
OCLC:
39278670
Other standard number:
  • 4339660947
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