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The Private Life of Helen of Troy (1927)

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 ... See full summary »

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... Helen of Troy
... Menelaus
... Paris
... Eteoneus
... Adraste
... Telemachus
Tom O'Brien ... Ulysses
Bert Sprotte ... Achilles
Mario Carillo ... Ajax
Károly Huszár ... Malapokitoratoreadetos (as Charles Puffy)
George Kotsonaros ... Hector
Emilio Borgato ... Sarpedon
... Aeneas
Alice Adair ... Aphrodite
Helen Fairweather ... Athena
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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 demands that he have the pleasure of killing her, but her seductive loveliness restrains him. Written by Pamela Short

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They make the Jazz-age look like slow music! When Helen went for a joy-ride they sent a thousand ships to bring her back! See more »

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George Fitzmaurice started the film, was fired and replaced by Alexander Korda. See more »

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Version of Jupiter's Darling (1955) See more »

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