Arrows rain death. Soldiers clamber up stone walls. Swords clang, fires rage. Yet the waves of combatants storming Troy are repelled. To defeat the undefeatable ultimatel requires brains more than brawn. So feigning retreat, the Greeks offer a gift: a mammoth wooden horse secretly housing their fighting men. Homers Ilead surges to the screen in Helen Of Troy, from the '50s heyday of big screen spectaclulars. Rober Wise directs this lavish epic capturing some 30,000 people on screen at the then huge cost of $6 million. Among the 30,000 Sir Frederick Hardwicke, Brigitte Bardot before her sex symbol renown, and as the lovers at the conflicts centre, Rossana Podesta (Sodom and Gomorrah) and Jack Sernas (La Dolce Vita)

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Helen of Troy (1956)

War/Action/Adventure/Romance/Drama

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Arrows rain death. Soldiers clamber up stone walls. Swords clang, fires rage. Yet the waves of combatants storming Troy are repelled. To defeat the undefeatable ultimatel requires brains more than brawn. So feigning retreat, the Greeks offer a gift: a mammoth wooden horse secretly housing their fighting men. Homers Ilead surges to the screen in Helen Of Troy, from the '50s heyday of big screen spectaclulars. Rober Wise directs this lavish epic capturing some 30,000 people on screen at the then huge cost of $6 million. Among the 30,000 Sir Frederick Hardwicke, Brigitte Bardot before her sex symbol renown, and as the lovers at the conflicts centre, Rossana Podesta (Sodom and Gomorrah) and Jack Sernas (La Dolce Vita)

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Cast
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Rossana Podestà

Helen (as Rossana Podesta)
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Jacques Sernas

Paris (as Jack Sernas)
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Cedric Hardwicke

Priam (as Sir Cedric Hardwicke)
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Stanley Baker

Achilles
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Niall MacGinnis

Menelaus
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Nora Swinburne

Hecuba
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Robert Douglas

Agamemnon
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Torin Thatcher

Ulysses
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Harry Andrews

Hector
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Janette Scott

Cassandra
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Ronald Lewis

Aeneas
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Brigitte Bardot

Andraste
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Eduardo Ciannelli

Andros
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Marc Lawrence

Diomedes
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Maxwell Reed

Ajax
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Robert Brown

Polydorus
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Barbara Cavan

Cora
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Terence Longdon

Patroclus
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Patricia Marmont

Andromache
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Guido Notari

Nestor
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Tonio Selwart

Alpheus
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George Zoritch

Dancer
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Esmond Knight

High Priest
Crew
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Robert Wise

Director
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John Twist

Writer
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Hugh Gray

Writer
Disc Releases
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Helen of Troy

(Blu-ray)

7/25/2023

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Helen of Troy

(DVD)

4/27/2004

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Helen of Troy

(DVD)

10/4/2016

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