Damon and Pythias

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"World-famed story of friendship and fury!"
  • 1962
  • 1 hr 41 min
  • 5.0  (237)

The ancient Greek legend of ideal friendship gets the cinematic treatment in this film directed by Curtis Bernardt. When Pythias is accused of plotting against Dionysius I, the ruler of Syracuse in Sicily, and sentenced to die. Pythias, however, asks if he can say good-bye to his ailing wife before execution. Dionysius grants this request, but holds his friend Damon in his place until he returns. The implication is that Damon will die unless Pythias comes back. Contrary to expectations, Pythias does return in time to save Damon. Dionysius, moved by the show of friendship frees the two men.

Damon and Pythias
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The ancient Greek legend of ideal friendship gets the cinematic treatment in this film directed by Curtis Bernardt. When Pythias is accused of plotting against Dionysius I, the ruler of Syracuse in Sicily, and sentenced to die. Pythias, however, asks if he can say good-bye to his ailing wife before execution. Dionysius grants this request, but holds his friend Damon in his place until he returns. The implication is that Damon will die unless Pythias comes back. Contrary to expectations, Pythias does return in time to save Damon. Dionysius, moved by the show of friendship frees the two men.

Damon and Pythias is a 1962 adventure movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 41 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.0.

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  • Release Date
    1962
  • Runtime
    1 hr 41 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    5.0  (237)