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Athena (1954)

Passed  |   |  Musical, Romance, Comedy  |  4 November 1954 (USA)
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Attorney, Purdom, and singer, Damone, romance two sisters, Reynolds and Powell, who live with and are strongly influenced by eccentric, health oriented and star gazing grandparents.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Athena Mulvain
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Minerva Mulvain
Virginia Gibson ...
Niobe Mulvain
Nancy Kilgas ...
Aphrodite Mulvain
Dolores Starr ...
Calliope Mulvain
Jane Fischer ...
Medea Mulvain
Cecile Rogers ...
Ceres Mulvain
Edmund Purdom ...
Adam Calhorn Shaw
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Johnny Nyle
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Grandpa Ulysses Mulvain
Evelyn Varden ...
Grandma Salome Mulvain
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Beth Hallson
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Mr. Tremaine
Carl Benton Reid ...
Mr. Griswalde
Howard Wendell ...
Mr. Grenville
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Attorney, Purdom, and singer, Damone, romance two sisters, Reynolds and Powell, who live with and are strongly influenced by eccentric, health oriented and star gazing grandparents. Written by Anonymous

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4 November 1954 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

As Tentações de Adão  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.75 : 1
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When the daughter of Italian director Pietro Francisci saw this film, she suggested bodybuilder-turned-actor 'Steve Reeves' for the title role in her father's upcoming production Hercules (1958) (US title: "Hercules"). See more »

Goofs

Right before Debbie Reynolds and Vic Damone go into the musical number in the health store, the microphone shadow passes over the cardboard cutout of the counter top muscle man advertising Viatalo. See more »

Quotes

Adam Calhorn Shaw: You earned $100,000 singing?
Johnny Nyle: Well, you probably wouldn't call it singing. I'm a crooner.
Adam Calhorn Shaw: There ought to be a law against that.
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Venezia
Music by Hugh Martin
Lyrics by Ralph Blane
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Film strangely magical for me
10 June 2004 | by (United States, Texas) – See all my reviews

I caught this film on TCM the other day and I must say I was strangely enthralled by it. There was something magical about the atmosphere created in this film with the sets and the star fields. Jane Powell's singing of "Love can change the Stars" was especially mesmerizing and it made me want to immediately go and get "Seven Brides For Seven Brothers". Steve Reeves was especially notable in this film. The weightlifting competition was yet another treat to behold. The song and dance numbers were lively and Debbie Reynolds was a dynamo. All in all, I taped this film and have reviewed it many times since.


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