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The first olympics : blood, honor, and glory

Author: David AckroydBill RosserKevin BrownMargaret MooreChristopher L StoneAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : A & E Home Video, 2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Return to ancient Greece and witness the Bacchanalian excess and raw competition of The First Olympics. While the gods looked down, brutal contests of boxing, wrestling, chariot racing, and an early form of no-holds-barred fighting called Pankration raged within the bloody arena"--Container.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Ackroyd; Bill Rosser; Kevin Brown; Margaret Moore; Christopher L Stone; Leonard Nimoy; Arts and Entertainment Network.; A & E Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0767060997 9780767060998
OCLC Number: 54962231
Notes: Special feature: top medal rankings by country and athlete.
Credits: Director of photography, Bill Rosser ; editors, Kevin Brown, Margaret Moore ; music by Christopher L. Stone.
Performer(s): Narrator for First Olympics and Greek gods: David Ackroyd.
Narrator for Blood and honor at the first Olympics: Leonard Nimoy.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (137 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby Digital stereo.
Contents: First olympics --
Blood and honor at the first olympics --
Greek gods.
Other Titles: Blood and honor at the first olympics.
Greek gods.
Responsibility: A & E Television Networks.

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"Return to ancient Greece and witness the Bacchanalian excess and raw competition of The First Olympics. While the gods looked down, brutal contests of boxing, wrestling, chariot racing, and an early form of no-holds-barred fighting called Pankration raged within the bloody arena"--Container.

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