TV Mini-Series | | 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.
Spiridon Louis' name entered the Greek language in the phrase, "Egine Louis", which means, "Became Louis" or ran quickly.
Baron Pierre de Coubertin:
The Germans mistrust the French because we are starting the whole thing. The English mistrust the Germans on principle...
James Connolly is portrayed as having emigrated to America from Ireland. That is not the case. He was born in Boston in 1868.
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